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Nº 50. Thursday, March 17, 2011

Amborellaceae

n Bot. Family of dicotyledonous plants comprising one single species, Amborella trichopoda, endemic to New Caledonia.

Type genus: Amborella.

Etymology

From modern Latin Amborellaceae; from Amborella, name of a plant genus; and the Latin suffix -aceae, «-aceous».