Beech family
Holm aik (Quercus ilex subsp. rotundifolia)
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Faimily: Fagaceae

Castanea - chestanes
Chrysolepis - gowden chinkapin
Fagus - beeches
Lithocarpus - stane aiks
Quercus - aiks

The range of= Fagaceae.

The faimily Fagaceae, or beech faimily, comprises aboot 600 species o baith evergreen an deciduous trees an scrogs, that is characterised bi alternate simple leafs wi pinnate venation, unisexual flouers in the form o catkins, an fruit in the form o tass-lik (cupule) nits.

References eedit

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 25 Mey 2017. Retrieved 26 Juin 2013.