The PEDIGREE of
Family Myrtaceae

 
     (Genera Heteropyxis & Psiloxylon (which were once each considered families separate from Myrtaceae) together form the Psiloxyloideae Subfamily; Myrtaceae is the 9th largest family of plants)

 "Child(ren)":       Subfamily Myrtoideae   ;   Heteropyxis (lavender tree)   ;   Psiloxylon   ;   5900 species altogether
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/-- Empire of Archaeplastida   +====> [ 57]
/-- Superkingdom of Metabionta
/-- Kingdom of Viridiplantae (Green Plants)
/-- Subkingdom of Streptophyta (Land plants)
/-- Branch of Stomatophytes  (475 M BC)
/-- Infrakingdom of Tracheophytes (Vascular Plants)
/-- Subphylum Euphyllophytina (Ferns & Seed Plants)
/-- Superdivision of Spermatophytes (Seed Plants)
/-- Division of Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
/-- Subdivision of Mesangiospermae
/   | OR: prob. not Class Magnoliopsida   +====> [ 67]
/-- Cohort of Eudicots
/-- Infracohort Pentapetalae
/-- Subclass Rosidae
/-- Infraclass Malvidae
/-- Order Myrtales
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- Family Myrtaceae
 

 
  ``2-Great Grandchild:''       Allspice (Pimento peppercorn)
 

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