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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Caryophyllales
Familia: Asteropeiaceae
Genus: Asteropeia


Asteropeiaceae (Szyszyl.) Takht. ex Reveal & Hoogland


* Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 6, May 2005. [1]

Asteropeiaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants. Such a family has been recognized by very few taxonomists.

The APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the APG system, of 1998) does recognize such a family and assigns it to the order Caryophyllales in the clade core eudicots. The family exists of a single genus only: Asteropeia, found in Madagascar. According to the AP-Website it forms a clade together with the family Physenaceae (also of Madagascar).

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