Buxaceae

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Buxaceae
Illustration Buxus sempervirens0.jpg
Buxus sempervirens
Scientific classification
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unplaced or Buxales
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Buxaceae

Buxaceae is a family of plants. There are five genera, with about 70 species. The family has a cosmopolitan distribution. Many family members are grown as ornamental plants. The plants are herbaceous and evergreen. Some are shrubs or small trees.