The PEDIGREE of
Family Ericaceae (Heath, Rhododendron, Blueberry, etc.)

     (Ericaceae may be 12th largest family of plants)

 "Child(ren)":       Subfamily Ericoideae   ;   Harrimanelloideae (Moss bell heather)   ;   Vaccinioideae (blueberry : cranberry : etc. :: 50 genera (1580 species))   ;   Enkianthoideae (16 species)   ;   Pyroloideae (40 species)   ;   Monotropoideae (15 species)   ;   Arbutoideae (80 species)   ;   Cassiopoideae (heather : 12 species)   ;   Styphelioideae (545 species)   ;   124 genera (4250 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
/-- Clade of Superasterids
/-- Subclass Asteridae
/-- Order Ericales (Heather etc.)
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- Family Ericaceae (Heath, Rhododendron, Blueberry, etc.)
 

 
  ``Grandchild:''       Genus Rhododendron
 

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