Fagaceae

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Beech family
Holm Oak (Quercus ilex subsp. rotundifolia)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Dumortier
Genera

Castanea – Chestnuts
Castanopsis
Chrysolepis – Golden chinkapin
Colombobalanus
Fagus – Beeches
Formanodendron
Lithocarpus – Stone oaks
Quercus – Oaks
Trigonobalanus

The family Fagaceae, also called beech family, is a family of flowering plants. It comprises about 900 species of both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, which are characterized by alternate simple leaves with pinnate venation, unisexual flowers in the form of catkins, and fruit in the form of nuts.