The PEDIGREE of
Order Myrtales

     (Melastomataceae is the 8th largest family of plants)

 "Child(ren)":       Family Myrtaceae   ;   Family Lythraceae (Loosestrife & Pomegranate)   ;   Onagraceae (fuchsia : sundrops : evening primrose :: 22 genera :: 656 species)   ;   Combretaceae (Indian almond :: leadwood : white & button mangrove : myrobalan : African birch & axlewood : bushwillow : bullet tree : etc. :: 530 species)   ;   Alzateaceae   ;   Crypteroniaceae   ;   Melastomataceae (5100 species) & Memecylaceae   ;   Penaeaceae (incl. Oliniaceae & Rhynchocalycaceae)   ;   Vochysiaceae (217 species)
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/-- Superempire Corticata   +====> [ 56]
/-- Empire of Archaeplastida
/  \-- Chloroplastid   +====> [ 46]
/-- 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
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- Order Myrtales
 

 
  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Allspice (Pimento peppercorn)   ;   Sacred Pomegranate Tree
 

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