Austrobaileyales

Belongs within: Angiospermae. The Austrobaileyales are a small clade (about 100 species) of flowering plants found in the Indo-Australian region and southern North America. The clade has been shown to occupy a basal position in angiosperm phylogeny. Representatives include the common star anise Illicium verum whose fruits are used as a flavouring. Synapomorphies (from the… Continue reading Austrobaileyales