Caryophyllales pp 317-320 | Cite as

A Note on the Relationships of the Order Within the Angiosperms

  • K. Kubitzki


The systematic position of the Centrospermae (excluding Polygonales and Plumbaginales) within the dicotyledons is a matter of ongoing controversy. While conventionally they are considered to be related with the Magnoliidae in the broad sense, or with the Ranunculales or Illiciales more specifically, more recently affinities with dilleniids, or even something like Paeonia (see 1 Chap. 13), have been suggested.


Cinnamic Acid Ellagic Acid Shikimic Acid Sesquiterpene Lactone Cinnamic Alcohol 
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