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Xanthorrhoeaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 43323

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Aloeaceae
 
    Aloaceae
 
    Eccremidaceae
 
    Asphodelaceae
 
    Dianellaceae
 
    Geitonoplesiaceae
 
    Hemerocallidaceae
 
    Johnsoniaceae
 
    Phormiaceae
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  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  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderAsparagales   
                            FamilyXanthorrhoeaceae   
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Aloe L. – aloes 
                               Genus Aloiampelos Klopper & Gideon F. Sm. – scrambling aloes 
                               Genus Aloidendron (A. Berger) Klopper & Gideon F. Sm. – tree aloes 
                               Genus Aristaloe Boatwr. & J.C. Manning  
                               Genus Asphodelus L. – asphodel 
                               Genus Astroloba Uitewaal  
                               Genus Bulbine Wolf  
                               Genus Dianella Lam. – dianella 
                               Genus Gasteria Duval  
                               Genus Gonialoe (Baker) Boatwr. & J.C. Manning  
                               Genus Haworthia Duval  
                               Genus Haworthiopsis G.D. Rowley  
                               Genus Hemerocallis L. – daylily 
                               Genus Kniphofia Moench – redhot poker 
                               Genus Kumara Medik.  
                               Genus Phormium J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. – phormium 
                               Genus Tulista Raf.  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Olwen M. Grace  
  Notes: Researcher, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey TW9 3AB, United Kingdom   
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae    
       
  Expert: Ronell R. Klopper  
  Notes: Aloes of the World Project Manager, Biosystematics Research and Biodiversity Collections Division, South African National Biodiveristy Institute, Private Bag X101, Pretoria 0001, South Africa   
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae   
       
  Source: Liliaceae s.l. of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Klopper, Ronell R., Gideon F. Smith, and Abraham E. van Wyk  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: (2129) Proposal to conserve the family name Asphodelaceae (Spermatophyta: Magnoliidae: Asparagales)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Taxon, vol. 62, no. 2   
  Page(s): 402-403   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0040-0262   
  Notes: Online ISSN: 1996-8175; available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iapt/tax/2013/00000062/00000002/art00015   
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Klopper, Smith, and van Wyk (2013) have submitted a proposal to conserve the family name Asphodelaceae (TSN 897565) over Xanthorrhoeaceae (TSN 43323), on the grounds that Asphodelaceae would have priority over Xanthorrhoeaceae had that name not been conserved, and the Asphodelaceae 'bracketed family' under APGIII is largest and most well-known of Xanthorrhoeaceae s.l. (Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2012)  
 

 

   

 
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