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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: Lacistemataceae
Genera: LacistemaLozania

Lacistemataceae Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 1(4): 154. (1826), nom. cons.

Type genus: Lacistema Sw., Prodr. [O. P. Swartz] 1, 12. (1788)

Primary references

Martius, C.F.P. von 1826. Nova Genera et Species Plantarum quas in Itinere 1(4): 154.

Additional references

Young F E (2007 onwards) Lacistemataceae Holistic Database [1]. e-monograph revising the Tribe Lacistemeae (Sleumer 1980)
Sleumer H O 1980. Flora Neotropica Monograph Number 22: Flacourtiaceae, Organization for Flora Neotropica & The New York Botanical Garden, New York: 182–206


Hassler, M. 2020. Lacistemataceae. 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. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 June 17. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Lacistemataceae. Published online. Accessed: June 17 2020.
Stevens, P.F. 2001 onwards. Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, July 2017 [and more or less continuously updated since]. Online. Reference page.

Vernacular names
中文: 荷包柳科

Lacistemataceae is a family of flowering plants. They are native to subtropical and tropical regions of the Americas.[2]

These are shrubs and small trees. They have alternately arranged leaves and mostly hermaphroditic flowers. Inflorescences are axillary and are arranged either in catkins or in raceme or panicle arrays. Some species have sepals. There is one stamen, one style, and two stigmas. The fruit is a capsule containing one oily seed.[2]

There are 2 genera:[3]

Lacistema (11 species): Mexico to Argentina
Lozania (3 species): Costa Rica to Brazil


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.
Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M. J. 1992 onwards. Lacistemataceae. The Families of Flowering Plants. Version: 16 February 2016.
Lacistemataceae. Neotropikey. Kew Gardens.

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