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Taxonomic Serial No.: 43323

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Aloeaceae
  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  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
    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.  

  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   
  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   
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0040-0262   
  Notes: Online ISSN: 1996-8175; available online at   
  Reference for: Xanthorrhoeaceae   

 Geographic Information
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  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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