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Encyclopedia > Rutaceae
Rutaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genera

About 160 genera;
selected important genera:
Amyris - West Indian Sandalwood
Choisya - Mexican orange
Citrus - Citrus
Dictamnus - Burning-bush
Fortunella - Kumquat
Melicope - Corkwood, Alani
Murraya - Curry tree
Phellodendron - Cork-trees
Poncirus - Trifoliate orange
Ptelea - Hoptree
Ruta - Rue
Skimmia - Skimmia
Tetradium (Euodia) - Euodias
Zanthoxylum - Toothache trees
Scientific classification - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Divisions Green algae land plants (embryophytes) non-vascular embryophytes Hepatophyta - liverworts Anthocerophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses vascular plants (tracheophytes) seedless vascular plants Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongue ferns seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering... Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms or Magnoliophyta) are one of the major groups of modern plants, comprising those that produce seeds in specialized reproductive organs called flowers, where the ovulary or carpel is enclosed. ... Orders see text Dicotyledons or dicots are flowering plants whose seed contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Families See text The Sapindales is an order of flowering plants included among the rosid subgroup of dicotyledons. ... See genus (mathematics) for the use of the term in mathematics. ... Species & major hybrids Species Citrus maxima - Pomelo Citrus medica - Citron Citrus reticulata - Mandarin & Tangerine Major hybrids Citrus x aurantifolia - Lime Citrus x aurantium - Bitter Orange Citrus x bergamia - Bergamot Citrus x hystrix - Kaffir Lime Citrus x ichangensis - Ichang Lemon Citrus x limon - Lemon Citrus x limonia - Rangpur Citrus x paradisi... Binomial name Dictamnus albus Dictamnus albus, the only species in the genus Dictamnus, is known variously as False Dittany, White Dittany, Gas-plant or Burning-bush. ... Species Fortunella crassifolia - Meiwa Kumquat Fortunella hindsii - Hong Kong Kumquat Fortunella japonica - Marumi Kumquat Fortunella margarita - Nagami Kumquat The kumquat is a small tree and its fruit, related to Citrus, and classified in the flowering plant family Rutaceae. ... Species About 150 species including in: Australia: Melicope elleryana - Corkwood Melicope octandra - Doughwood New Zealand: Melicope simplex - Poataniwha Melicope ternata - Wharangi Hawaii: Melicope adscendens - Alani Melicope balloui - Alani Melicope haupuensis - Alani Melicope knudsenii - Alani Melicope munroi - Alani Melicope ovalis - Alani Melicope pallida - Alani Melicope quadrangularis - Alani Melicope reflexa - Alani Melicope... Species About 150 species including in: Australia: Melicope elleryana - Corkwood Melicope octandra - Doughwood New Zealand: Melicope simplex - Poataniwha Melicope ternata - Wharangi Hawaii: Melicope adscendens - Alani Melicope balloui - Alani Melicope haupuensis - Alani Melicope knudsenii - Alani Melicope munroi - Alani Melicope ovalis - Alani Melicope pallida - Alani Melicope quadrangularis - Alani Melicope reflexa - Alani Melicope... Species Murraya alata Drake Murraya koenigii (L.) Sprengel Murraya ovatifoliolata (Engl. ... Binomial name Poncirus trifoliata Trifoliate Orange (Poncirus trifoliata) is a member of the family Rutaceae, closely related to Citrus, and sometimes included in that genus, being sufficiently closely related to allow it to be used as a rootstock for Citrus. ... Species Ptelea trifoliata L. - Hoptree The Hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata, Rutaceae) is a deciduous shrub or small tree 6-8 m tall with a broad crown. ... Species See text Rue (Ruta) is a genus of strongly scented evergreen subshrubs 20-60 cm tall, in the family Rutaceae, native to the Mediterranean region, Macaronesia and southwest Asia. ... Species About 5-10 species including: Tetradium danielii - Korean Euodia Tetradium hupehensis - Hubei Euodia Tetradium is a genus of about 5 to 10 species of trees in the family Rutaceae, occurring in temperate to tropical east Asia. ... Species See text Zanthoxylum (from the Greek ξανθὸν ξύλον, yellow wood) is a genus of about 250 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs in the family Rutaceae, native to warm temperate and subtropical areas worldwide. ... Binomial name Zanthoxylum clava-herculis L. Zanthoxylum clava-herculis, the Hercules Club, pepperwood, Southern prickly ash, etc. ...

Rutaceae is a family of plants of the order Sapindales. Species of the family generally have flowers that divide into four or five parts, usually with strong scents. They range in form and size from herbs to shrubs and trees. The most important genus in the family is Citrus, which includes the Orange, Lemon, Lime and Grapefruit. Scientific classification or biological classification refers to how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Divisions Green algae land plants (embryophytes) non-vascular embryophytes Hepatophyta - liverworts Anthocerophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses vascular plants (tracheophytes) seedless vascular plants Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongue ferns seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering... Scientific classification or biological classification refers to how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Families See text The Sapindales is an order of flowering plants included among the rosid subgroup of dicotyledons. ... Wildflowers A flower is the reproductive organ of those plants classified as angiosperms (flowering plants; Division Magnoliophyta). ... A herb (pronounced urb in American English and hurb in British English) is a plant grown for culinary or medicinal value. ... A willow shrub A shrub or bush is a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant, distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6 m tall. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth A tree can be defined as a large, perennial, woody plant. ... See genus (mathematics) for the use of the term in mathematics. ... Species & major hybrids Species Citrus maxima - Pomelo Citrus medica - Citron Citrus reticulata - Mandarin & Tangerine Major hybrids Citrus x aurantifolia - Lime Citrus x aurantium - Bitter Orange Citrus x bergamia - Bergamot Citrus x hystrix - Kaffir Lime Citrus x ichangensis - Ichang Lemon Citrus x limon - Lemon Citrus x limonia - Rangpur Citrus x paradisi... Orange blossoms and oranges on tree For other uses of orange, see orange (disambiguation) The Orange Citrus x sinensis is a Citrus tree, and the fruits of this tree. ... Binomial name Citrus X limon {{{author}}} Lemons are the citrus fruit from the tree Citrus X limon. ... Binomial name Citrus X aurantifolia {{{author}}} Limes cut in half Lime (Citrus X aurantifolia) is a citrus tree originating from the Malay Achipelago. ... Binomial name Citrus x paradisi Macfad. ...


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Rutaceae (97 words)
There are 154 genera 925 species in the Rutaceae family.
Species of the Rutaceae family are found in warm to tropical regions, and are usually shrubs or trees, with sweet-smelling parts.
Flowers of the Rutaceae family are radial symettric, and often very showy.
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