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Juglans regia Broadview.jpg
Juglans regia
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Faimily: Juglandaceae
DC. ex Perleb

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Platycaryaceae Nakai ex Doweld Pterocaryaceae Nakai, nom. inval. Rhoipteleaceae Hand.-Mazz., nom. cons.[1]

Juglandaceae, forby kent as the wawnit faimily, is a faimily o trees, or whiles shrubs, in the order Fagales. Various members o this faimily is native tae the Americas, Eurasie, an Sootheast Asie. Members o the walnut faimily hae lairge, aromatic leafs that is uisually alternate, but opposite in Alfaroa an Oreomunnia. The leafs is pinnately compound, or ternate, an uisually 20–100 cm lsng.

The trees is wind-pollinated, an the flouers is uisually arranged in catkins.

The aicht genera in the faimily include the commercially important nit-producin trees wawnit (Juglans), pecan (Carya illinoinensis), an hickory (Carya). The Persie wawnit, Juglans regia, is ane o the major nit craps o the warld. Wawnit, hickory, an gaulin is valuable timber trees an aa.

Seestematics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The kent livin genera are grooped intae subfaimilies, tribes, an subtribes as follaes:[2]

Subfaimily Engelhardioideae

Subfaimily Juglandoideae
 Tribe Platycaryeae

 Tribe Juglandeae
  Subtribe Caryinae

  Subtribe Juglandinae

Incertae sedis

Fulyerie an seed catkin o Platycarya strobilacea

The anly member o the genus Alfaropsis I.A.Iljinsk., Alfaropsis roxburghiana (Wall.) I.A.Iljinsk. is a synonym for Engelhardia roxburghiana Wall. (or aiblins vice-versa).

The anly member o the genus Annamocarya A.Chev., Annamocarya sinensis (Dode) J.-F.Leroy, may actually be a member o Carya.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Family: Juglandaceae DC. ex Perleb, nom. cons". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 17 Januar 2003. Retrieved 17 November 2011.
  2. Manos, P. S. (2001). "Evolution, phylogeny and systematics of the Juglandaceae". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 88: 231–269. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  3. "GRIN Genera of Juglandaceae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 17 November 2011.