English: Linden family; Basswood family.
Botany: 3 genera: Craigia, Tilia, Mortoniodendron; 50 species; temperate, Central America; staminodes opposite petals; cotyledons folded; pollen structure.
Dombeyoideae: ± 20 genera: ± 380 species; palaeotropical, Madagascar and Mascarenes.
In Apg3 classification Tiliaceae is treated a subfamily of Malvaceae, Tilioideae. In older taxonomies Tiliaceae was polyphyletic and included many genera now included in Brownlowioideae and Grewioideae.
In the Plant theory Tiliaceae is treated as a family and placed in Subphase 2.