Myristicaceae

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Myristicaceae
Myristica fragrans (Nutmeg), Koehler (1887)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Myristicaceae
R.Br.
genera

see text

Myristicaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants. The family has been recognised by most taxonomists; it is sometimes called the "nutmeg family", after its most famous member, Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans).