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Taxonomy ID: 4345 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4345)
Scientific name: Ericaceae Juss., 1789
includes: Empetraceae
includes: Epacridaceae
includes: Monotropaceae
includes: Pyrolaceae
Inherited blast name: eudicots
Rank: family
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name: heath family
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; asterids; Ericales
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 107,047 -
Nucleotide EST 25,117 -
Protein 19,212 -
Genome 7 -
Popset 646 372
GEO Datasets 13 -
PubMed Central 7,494 992
Gene 549 -
SRA Experiments 377 1
Identical Protein Groups 6,676 -
Bio Project 69 1
Bio Sample 374 1
Assembly 3 -
Probe 113 -
Taxonomy 2,675 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Mar 01, 2010)
Name verified on 1 March 2010 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneAPG IV (2016)
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification of the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 1-20. DOI:

Nota BeneAPG III (2009)
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2009. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161(2): 105-121. The APG III system incorporates molecular data and phylogenetic methods and represents the most up-to-date classification of flowering plants.

Nota BeneStevens PF: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website
Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 12, July 2012 [and more or less continuously updated since].

Nota BeneHaston E et al. 2007
Haston E, Richardson JE, Stevens PF, Chase, MW and Harris DJ. 2007. A linear sequence of Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II families. Taxon 56 (1): 7-12.

Subfamilial classification follows Kron, K.A. et al., 2002, Phylogenetic classification of Ericaceae: molecular and morphological evidence. Botanical Review 68(3): 335-423.

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