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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Irvingiaceae
Genera: AllantospermumDesbordesiaIrvingiaKlainedoxa

Irvingiaceae Exell & Mendonça Consp. Fl. Angol. 1: 279, 395. (1951) nom. cons.

Type genus: Irvingia Hook. f. Trans. Linn. Soc. London 23: 167. (1860)


Exell, A.W. & Mendonça, F. de Ascencão 1951. Conspectus Florae Angolensis 1: 279, 395.
Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181(1): 1–20. DOI: 10.1111/boj.12385 Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Irvingiaceae in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Dec. 11. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Irvingiaceae. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Dec. 12. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Irvingiaceae. Published online. Accessed: Dec. 12 2019.
Stevens, P.F. 2001 onwards. Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, July 2017 [and more or less continuously updated since]. Online. Reference page.
Tobe, H. & Raven, P.H. 2011. Embryology of the Irvingiaceae, a family with uncertain relationships among the Malpighiales. Journal of Plant Research 124(5): 577-591. DOI: 10.1007/s10265-010-0393-7 Reference page.

Vernacular names
العربية: إرفنجيات
català: Irvingiàcies
čeština: Irvingiovité
English: Wild-mango family
日本語: アーヴィンギア科
перем коми: Ирвингия котыр
한국어: 와일드망고과
коми: Ирвингия котыр
polski: Irwingiowate
русский: Ирвингиевые
ไทย: วงศ์กระบก
Tiếng Việt: Họ Kơ nia
中文(简体): 包芽树科
中文(繁體): 包芽樹科

Irvingiaceae is a family of flowering plants, consisting of 13 species in the 3 genera[2] Allantospermum, Irvingia and Klainedoxa. Desbordesia, formerly accepted is now included in Irvingia.

The family is named for the Scottish naval surgeon, Edward George Irving.[3]

Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-05-25. Retrieved 2013-06-26.
Christenhusz, M. J. M.; Byng, J. W. (2016). "The number of known plants species in the world and its annual increase". Phytotaxa. Magnolia Press. 261 (3): 201–217. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.261.3.1.
D. Gledhill. The Names of Plants. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

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