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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous–present[1]
Flouer o Rosa pouzinii
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Faimily: Rosaceae
Global distribution o Rosaceae
  • Amygdalaceae D. Don 1825
  • Coleogynaceae J. Agardh 1858
  • Fragariaceae Richard ex Nestler 1816
  • Lindleyaceae J. Agardh 1858
  • Malaceae Small ex Britton 1903
  • Pomaceae Lindl.
  • Potentillaceae Sprengel ex Weinmann 1824
  • Prunaceae Martinov
  • Spiraeaceae Bertuch 1801

Rosaceae (the rose faimily) are a medium-sized faimily o flouerin plants, includin aboot 2830 speshies in 95 genera.[3] The name is derived frae the teep genus Rosa. Among the lairgest genera are Alchemilla (270), Sorbus (260), Crataegus (260), Cotoneaster (260), and Rubus (250).[3] The lairgest genus bi far is Prunus (plums, cherries, peaches, apricots an awmonds) wi aboot 430 speshies. However, aw o these numbers should be seen as unnerestimates - much taxonomic wirk is left tae be done here.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Zhang S.-D., Jin J.-J., Chen S.-Y., Chase M. W., Soltis D. E., Li H.-T., Yang J.-B., Li D.-Z., Yi T.-S. (2017). "Diversification of Rosaceae since the Late Cretaceous based on plastid phylogenomics". New Phytol. 214 (3): 1355–1367. doi:10.1111/nph.14461. PMID 28186635.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  2. Takhtajan A. (1997). Diversity and Classification of Flowering Plants. New York: Columbia University Press. pp. 1–620. ISBN 978-0231100984.
  3. a b Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website Version 9, June 2008