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Actinidia arguta flowers.
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Actinidiaceae
Binomial name

The Actinidiaceae are a family of around 360 species of plants in the Ericales order.[1] The most important genus is Actinidia, the kiwifruits.

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  1. Anderberg, Arne A.; Rydin, Catarina; Källersjö, Mari (2002). "Phylogenetic relationships in the order Ericales s.l. : analyses of molecular data from five genes from the plastid and mitochondrial genomes". American Journal of Botany. 89 (4): 677–687. doi:10.3732/ajb.89.4.677. PMID 21665668.