Author:
Jan Scholten
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Names: Flacourtiaceae, Samydaceae, Scyphostegiaceae.
English: Willow family.
French: Salicacees.
Botany: 55 genera; parietal placentation.
Content: cyclopentoid cyanogenic glucosides.
Samydaceae: Casearia; tropical and subtropical; in the past in Flacourtiaceae.
Lacistemataceae: 2 genera, Lacistema, Lozania.

Taxonomy
In the Cronquist system Salicaceae was placed in its own order Salicales, containing 3 genera. In the Apg3 classification Salicaceae is placed in Malpighiales, closely related to Violaceae and Achariaceae. Salicaceae is greatly extended with genera from Flacourtiaceae. Samydaceae and Lacistemataceae are included in Salicaeae.
In the Plant theory Salicaceae is treated in the same way and placed in Subphase 5.