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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Malvales
Familia: Sarcolaenaceae

Genera: Eremolaena - Leptolaena - Mediusella - Pentachlaena - Perrierodendron - Rhodolaena - Sarcolaena - Schizolaena - Xyloolaena


Sarcolaenaceae Caruel

Vernacular names
Українська: Сарколенові


* Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 6, May 2005. [1]
* Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Vascular Plant Families and Genera[2]

The Sarcolaenaceae are a family of flowering plants endemic to Madagascar. The family includes 40 species of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs in ten genera.

Recent DNA studies indicate that the Sarcolaenaceae are a sibling taxon to the family Dipterocarpaceae of Africa, South America, India, Southeast Asia and Malesia.


* M. Ducousso, G. Béna, C. Bourgeois, B. Buyck, G. Eyssartier, M. Vincelette, R. Rabevohitra, L. Randrihasipara, B. Dreyfus & Y. Prin (2004). "The last common ancestor of Sarcolaenaceae and Asian dipterocarp trees was ectomycorrhizal before the India-Madagascar separation, about 88 million years ago". Molecular Ecology 13 (1): 231–236. doi:10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.02032.x. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.02032.x.

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