Ulmaceae

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Ulmaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Rosales
Family:Ulmaceae
Genera

Planera - Water-elm
Ulmus - Elms
Zelkova - Zelkovas

Ulmaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes elms and zelkovas. In the past the family was treated as also including the hackberries (Celtis), but genetic analysis by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group has shown that this genus is better placed in the related family Cannabaceae.

Ulmaceae have simple leaves, which are unlike those of most other common trees in having an asymmetrical base.

External Link

da:Elme-familien (Ulmaceae) de:Ulmengewächse eo:Ulmacoj fr:Ulmaceae nl:Iepenfamilie fi:Jalavakasvit

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