Author:
Jan Scholten
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3-666.55.00

English: Ginseng Family.
Botany: 55 genera, 700 species; trees and shrubs; prickly or climbing; tropical.
DD: Nitrogen, Lanthanides; Lithium.
Content: tariric acid.

Taxonomy
In the Apg3 classification Araliaceae is part of Apiales.
In the Plant theory Araliaceae is split off from the Apiales and forms its own Order Araliales together with Pennantiaceae, Torricelliaceae, Griseliniaceae and Pittosporaceae. Araliacaea have a strong quality of Nitrogen and are placed in Araliales, Phase 5, Subphase 4.