Meliaceae

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Meliaceae
Melia azedarach in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Meliaceae
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Genera

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Meliaceae is a family of dicotylenous plants in order Sapindales, most of which have spirally pinnate leaves.

The family includes about 50 genera and 550 species, with a pantropical distribution; one genus (Toona) extends north into temperate China and south into southeast Australia, and another (Melia) nearly as far north.