Genera : 5

Species: 50 -60


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Distribution: Maimly north temperate regions and inSoutheast Asia ,Central America and northwestSouth America.

Economic Uses: As a cultivated ornamental tree and used medicinally in China and Japan.

Defining Features of Interest: The family is placed in various orders by different botanists in their classification schemes.

Fossil Evidence: Fossils in the Eocene.