Sapindaceae

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Soapberry family
Litchi chinensis leaves and fruit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
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Genera

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Sapindaceae, also known as the soapberry family, is a family of flowering plant including maple, horse chestnut and lychee. In the APG II system (2003) the family includes the plants otherwise assigned to families Aceraceae and Hippocastanaceae and is placed in order Sapindales.