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Oxalidales

  1. Jason Bradford

Published Online: 26 FEB 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003719

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How to Cite

Bradford, J. 2003. Oxalidales. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, Missouri, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2003

Abstract

Oxalidales are an order of flowering plants comprising six families that contain approximately 2000 species in 58 genera. Most Oxalidales are trees, shrubs or woody vines inhabiting the wet tropics, particularly on mountains, and warm temperate zones, especially in the southern hemisphere.

Keywords:

  • angiosperms;
  • plant systematics;
  • classification