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Austrobaileyales
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Schisandra rubriflora
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Order:
Austrobaileyales
Families

Austrobaileyaceae
Schisandraceae (including Illiciaceae)
Trimeniaceae

Austrobaileyales is the botanical name for an order of flowering plants. There are about 100 species of woody plants, perhaps the most famous of which is the spice star anise, from Illicium verum.

The APG system, of 1998, did not recognize such an order. However, the APG II system, of 2003, did accept this order and placed it among the basal angiosperms.


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