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Lumnitzera littorea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Myrtales

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The Myrtales are an order of flowering plants. They are a basal group of dicotyledons.


  • Family Alzateaceae
  • Family Combretaceae (leadwood family)
  • Family Crypteroniaceae
  • Family Heteropyxidaceae
  • Family Lythraceae (loosestrife and pomegranate family)
  • Family Melastomataceae
  • Family Memecylaceae
  • Family Myrtaceae (myrtle family)
  • Family Oliniaceae
  • Family Onagraceae (evening primrose family)
  • Family Penaeaceae
  • Family Psiloxylaceae
  • Family Rhynchocalycaceae
  • Family Vochysiaceae

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