Rosaceae facts for kids
|Flower of Rosa arvensis|
|Global distribution of Rosaceae|
The Rosaceae family has been divided into subfamilies; usually the following four subfamilies are used:
However, it has become clear that the last three of these subfamilies cannot be divided in a clear way. Also, there is a small group that is so different from other Rosaceae, that it is now given its own name. Botanists now use only three subfamilies in Rosaceae:
|Wikispecies has information on: Rosaceae.|
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