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Cytinaceae A. Rich.

Family Description

Distribution Map

List of Genera


Bdallophytum americanum (= B. bambusorum). Also being spelled Bdallophyton

Cytinus baronii

Cytinus capensis

Cytinus hypocistis

Cytinus ruber

Cytinus sanguineus

Cytinus visseri

Cytinus species novum (possibly)


Phylogenetic Relationships of Cytinaceae Revealed!

• The first study to show Cytinaceae were related to Malvales was Nickrent et al. (2004). For a PDF file of this article, click HERE. For the online version, go HERE.
• A later study showed that Cytinaceae are related to Muntingiaceae in Malvales. This was reported in Nickrent (2007). For a PDF file of this article, click HERE.



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Last updated: 30-Sept-12 / dln