Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae
- Walnut family
Bailey, L.H. (1949)
Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.
Description of the family
Monoecious trees. Leaves alternate, pinnate. Stipules 0. Male inflorescences pendulous, sometimes branched, catkins; female flowers solitary or several together in bracteate inflorescence. Male flowers: stamens 3-many; perianth zygomorphic. Female flowers: calyx 4-lobed, adnate to the inferior ovary; stigmas 2-4-branched. Fruit usually a drupe with a husk containing a large 2-4-lobed seed.
Worldwide: 8 genera and 63 species in temperate and warm N hemisphere to S America and Malesia
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Other sources of information about Juglandaceae:Flora of Zimbabwe
: cultivated Juglandaceae pageGRIN
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for JuglandaceaeGoogle
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings, 2002-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. & Ballings, P.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Family page: Juglandaceae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=261, retrieved 20 May 2013