Fagaceae

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Beech family
Quercus ilex rotundifolia.jpg
Holm aik (Quercus ilex subsp. rotundifolia)
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Faimily: Fagaceae
Dumort.[1]
Genera

Castanea - chestanes
Castanopsis
Chrysolepis - gowden chinkapin
Colombobalanus
Fagus - beeches
Formanodendron
Lithocarpus - stane aiks
Quercus - aiks
Trigonobalanus

Fagaceae Distribution.svg
The range of= Fagaceae.

The faimily Fagaceae, or beech faimily, comprises aboot 600 species o baith evergreen an deciduous trees an scrogs, that is characterised bi alternate simple leafs wi pinnate venation, unisexual flouers in the form o catkins, an fruit in the form o tass-lik (cupule) nits.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26.