Panama rubber tree (Castilla elastica)
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Faimily: Moraceae

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The Moraceae — eften cried the mulberry faimily or fig faimily — are a faimily o flouerin plants comprisin aboot 40 genera an ower 1000 species. Maist are widespread in tropical an subtropical regions, less sae in temperate climates. The anly synapomorphy within Moraceae is presence o laticifers an milky sap in aw parenchymatous tissues, but generally uisefu field chairacters include twa carpels whiles wi ane reduced, compoond inconspicuous flouers, an compoond fruits.[2] Included are well-kent plants sic as the fig, banyan, breadfruit, mulberry, an Osage-orange. The 'flouers' o Moraceae are eften pseudanthia (reduced inflorescences).

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The Moraceae comprise:[3]

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" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 6 Julie 2013.
  2. Judd et al. (2008)
  3. Hepworth C. (2018). "Moraceae - The Mulberry Family". Florida Fruit Geek.CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link)