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Index Saxifragales

The Saxifragales are an order of flowering plants. [1]

69 relations: Altingia, Altingiaceae, APG II system, APG III system, Aphanopetalum, Asterids, Autapomorphy, Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier, Basal (phylogenetics), Berberidopsidales, Biodiversity, Bootstrapping (statistics), Caryophyllales, Cercidiphyllum, Circumscription (taxonomy), Clade, Comparative anatomy, Cosmopolitan distribution, Crassulaceae, Cunoniaceae, Daphniphyllum, Dilleniaceae, DNA, Douglas E. Soltis, Eudicots, Flowering plant, Fossil, Gene, Glaucidium palmatum, Gunnerales, Haloragaceae, Hamamelidaceae, History of plant systematics, Itea (plant), Iteaceae, Liquidambar, Malpighiales, Maximum likelihood estimation, Medusandra, Molecular phylogenetics, Monotypic taxon, Myrtales, Neontology, Nucleic acid sequence, Order (biology), Oxalidales, Pamela S. Soltis, Paraphyly, Penthorum, Peony, ..., Peridiscaceae, Phylogenetic tree, Phylogenetics, Plant morphology, Pterostemonaceae, Ranunculaceae, Ranunculales, Ribes, Rosids, RuBisCO, Santalales, Saxifragaceae, Semiliquidambar, Sensu, Soyauxia, Systematics, Taxonomic rank, Tetracarpaea, Trochodendraceae. Expand index (19 more) »


Altingia is a genus of 11 species of flowering plants in the family Altingiaceae, formerly often treated in the related family Hamamelidaceae.

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Altingiaceae is a small family of flowering plants in the order Saxifragales,Peter F. Stevens (2001 onwards).

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APG II system

The APG II system (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II system) of plant classification is the second, now obsolete, version of a modern, mostly molecular-based, system of plant taxonomy that was published in April 2003 by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group.

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APG III system

The APG III system of flowering plant classification is the third version of a modern, mostly molecular-based, system of plant taxonomy being developed by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG).

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Aphanopetalum is a genus of twining shrubs or vines in the family Aphanopetalaceae which are endemic to Australia.

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In the APG IV system (2016) for the classification of flowering plants, the name asterids denotes a clade (a monophyletic group).

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In phylogenetics, an autapomorphy is a distinctive feature, known as a derived trait, that is unique to a given taxon.

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Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier

Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier (3 April 1797 in Tournai – 9 June 1878) was a Belgian who conducted a parallel career of botanist and Member of Parliament.

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Basal (phylogenetics)

In phylogenetics, basal is the direction of the base (or root) of a rooted phylogenetic tree or cladogram.

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Berberidopsidales is an order of Southern Hemisphere woody flowering plants.

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Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.

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Bootstrapping (statistics)

In statistics, bootstrapping is any test or metric that relies on random sampling with replacement.

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Caryophyllales is an order of flowering plants that includes the cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, beets, and many carnivorous plants.

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Cercidiphyllum is a genus containing two species of plants, both commonly called katsura.

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Circumscription (taxonomy)

In biological taxonomy, circumscription is the definition of a taxon, that is, a group of organisms.

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A clade (from κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants, and represents a single "branch" on the "tree of life".

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Comparative anatomy

Comparative anatomy is the study of similarities and differences in the anatomy of different species.

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Cosmopolitan distribution

In biogeography, a taxon is said to have a cosmopolitan distribution if its range extends across all or most of the world in appropriate habitats.

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The Crassulaceae, also known as the stonecrop family or the orpine family, are a family of dicotyledons with succulent leaves.

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Cunoniaceae is a family of 27 genera and about 330 species of woody plants in the order Oxalidales, mostly found in the tropical and wet temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere.

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Daphniphyllum is the sole genus in the flowering plant family Daphniphyllaceae and was described as a genus in 1826.

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Dilleniaceae is a family of flowering plants with 11 genera and about 430 known species.

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Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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Douglas E. Soltis

Douglas Soltis is a Distinguished Professor in the Laboratory of Molecular Systematics & Evolutionary Genetics, (Soltis lab.) Florida Museum of Natural History and Department of Biology at the University of Florida.

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The eudicots, Eudicotidae or eudicotyledons are a clade of flowering plants that had been called tricolpates or non-magnoliid dicots by previous authors.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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A fossil (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age.

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In biology, a gene is a sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function.

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Glaucidium palmatum

Glaucidium is a genus of plants in family Ranunculaceae, comprising a single species Glaucidium palmatum (Japanese wood poppy; シラネアオイ Shirane-aoi).

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The Gunnerales are an order of flowering plants.

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Haloragaceae (the watermilfoil family) is a dicotyledon flowering plant family in the order Saxifragales, based on the phylogenetic APG III system.

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Hamamelidaceae, commonly referred to as the witch-hazel family, is a family of flowering plants in the order Saxifragales.

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History of plant systematics

The history of plant systematics—the biological classification of plants—stretches from the work of ancient Greek to modern evolutionary biologists.

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Itea (plant)

Itea is a genus of about 10 species of shrubs and small trees.

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Iteaceae is a flowering plant family of trees and shrubs native to the eastern USA, southeastern Africa, and south and Southeastern Asia.

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Liquidambar, commonly called sweetgum (sweet gum in the UK), gum, redgum, satin-walnut, or American storax, is the only genus in the flowering plant family Altingiaceae and has 15 species.

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The Malpighiales comprise one of the largest orders of flowering plants, containing about species, about 7.8% of the eudicots.

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Maximum likelihood estimation

In statistics, maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) is a method of estimating the parameters of a statistical model, given observations.

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Medusandra is a genus of flowering plants in the family Peridiscaceae.

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Molecular phylogenetics

Molecular phylogenetics is the branch of phylogeny that analyzes genetic, hereditary molecular differences, predominately in DNA sequences, to gain information on an organism's evolutionary relationships.

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Monotypic taxon

In biology, a monotypic taxon is a taxonomic group (taxon) that contains only one immediately subordinate taxon.

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The Myrtales are an order of flowering plants placed as a sister to the eurosids II clade as of the publishing of the Eucalyptus grandis genome in June 2014.

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Neontology is a part of biology that, in contrast to paleontology, deals with living (or, more generally, recent) organisms.

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Nucleic acid sequence

A nucleic acid sequence is a succession of letters that indicate the order of nucleotides forming alleles within a DNA (using GACT) or RNA (GACU) molecule.

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Order (biology)

In biological classification, the order (ordo) is.

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The Oxalidales is an order of flowering plants, included within the rosid subgroup of eudicots.

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Pamela S. Soltis

Pamela Soltis is an American botanist.

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In taxonomy, a group is paraphyletic if it consists of the group's last common ancestor and all descendants of that ancestor excluding a few—typically only one or two—monophyletic subgroups.

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Penthorum is a genus of plants in the order Saxifragales.

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The peony or paeony is a flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae.

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Peridiscaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Saxifragales.

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Phylogenetic tree

A phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the evolutionary relationships among various biological species or other entities—their phylogeny—based upon similarities and differences in their physical or genetic characteristics.

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In biology, phylogenetics (Greek: φυλή, φῦλον – phylé, phylon.

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Plant morphology

Plant morphology or phytomorphology is the study of the physical form and external structure of plants.

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Pterostemonaceae (Engl.) Small is a small family of shrubs native to tropical and subtropical Mexico.

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Ranunculaceae (buttercup or crowfoot family; Latin rānunculus "little frog", from rāna "frog") is a family of over 2,000 known species of flowering plants in 43 genera, distributed worldwide.

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Ranunculales is an order of flowering plants.

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Ribes is a genus of about 150 known species of flowering plants native throughout the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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The rosids are members of a large clade (monophyletic group) of flowering plants, containing about 70,000 species, more than a quarter of all angiosperms.

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Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, commonly known by the abbreviations RuBisCO, RuBPCase, or RuBPco, is an enzyme involved in the first major step of carbon fixation, a process by which atmospheric carbon dioxide is converted by plants and other photosynthetic organisms to energy-rich molecules such as glucose.

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The Santalales are an order of flowering plants with a cosmopolitan distribution, but heavily concentrated in tropical and subtropical regions.

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Saxifragaceae is a plant family with about 640 known species in 33 accepted genera.

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Semiliquidambar is a genus of plants, most recently treated in family Altingiaceae, though previously often treated in Hamamelidaceae.

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Sensu is a Latin word meaning "in the sense of".

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Soyauxia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Peridiscaceae.

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Biological systematics is the study of the diversification of living forms, both past and present, and the relationships among living things through time.

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Taxonomic rank

In biological classification, taxonomic rank is the relative level of a group of organisms (a taxon) in a taxonomic hierarchy.

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Tetracarpaea is the only genus in the flowering plant family Tetracarpaeaceae.

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Trochodendraceae is the only family of flowering plants in the order Trochodendrales.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saxifragales

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