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n. - A family of trees and shrubs of the order Parietales.

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  • Some of the important tree taxa belong to families such as Theaceae (Schima spp.), Magnoliaceae (Michelia spp.,
  • Families strongly represented here and not in the Amazon floristic province include Humiriaceae, Rapateaceae, Tepuianthaceae, Theaceae, and Xyridaceae.
  • Original vegetation in the Sichuan Basin probably consisted of a mixture of subtropical oak (Quercus, Castanopsis), laurels (Lauraceae), and Schima (Theaceae).
  • The family best represented in the upper canopy of these habitats is the Fagaceae, with important contributions from the Magnoliaceae, Aceraceae, Podocarpaceae, Lauraceae, and... for more
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