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Taxonomic Serial No.: 27172

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Baeckeaceae
  Common Name(s): myrtles [English]
    myrtacées [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyMyrtaceae  – myrtles, myrtacées  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acca O. Berg  
                               Genus Baeckea L.  
                               Genus Callistemon R. Br. – bottlebrush 
                               Genus Calothamnus Labill. – netbush 
                               Genus Calyptranthes Sw. – lidflowers, spicewood, mountainbay 
                               Genus Calytrix Labill.  
                               Genus Chamelaucium Desf.  
                               Genus Corymbia K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson  
                               Genus Decaspermum J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.  
                               Genus Eucalyptus L'Hér. – gum 
                               Genus Eugenia L. – eugenias, stoppers 
                               Genus Kunzea Rchb.  
                               Genus Leptospermum J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. – teatree 
                               Genus Lophostemon Schott  
                               Genus Marlierea Cambess.  
                               Genus Melaleuca L.  
                               Genus Metrosideros Banks ex Gaertn. – lehua 
                               Genus Mosiera Small  
                               Genus Myrcia DC. ex Guill. – rodwood 
                               Genus Myrcianthes O. Berg  
                               Genus Myrciaria O. Berg – guavaberry 
                               Genus Myrtella F. Muell.  
                               Genus Myrtus L.  
                               Genus Pimenta Lindl.  
                               Genus Plinia L.  
                               Genus Pseudanamomis Kausel  
                               Genus Psidium L. – guavas 
                               Genus Rhodomyrtus (DC.) Rchb.  
                               Genus Siphoneugena O. Berg  
                               Genus Syncarpia Ten. – turpentine tree 
                               Genus Syzygium P. Br. ex Gaertn.  
                               Genus Tristaniopsis Brongn. & Gris  
                               Genus Ugni Turcz. – uñi 
                               Genus Verticordia DC.  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: myrtacées[French]   
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at   
  Reference for: Myrtaceae   
  Source: Myrtaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Myrtaceae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Myrtaceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Myrtaceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Myrtaceae   
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