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Rutaceae

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Rutaceae
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Ruta chalepensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Sapindales
Family:Rutaceae
Genera

About 160 genera;
selected important genera:
Amyris - West Indian Sandalwood
Choisya - Mexican orange
Citrus - Citrus
Dictamnus - Burning-bush
Fortunella - Kumquat
Melicope - Corkwood, Alani
Murraya - Curry tree
Phellodendron - Cork-tree
Poncirus - Trifoliate orange
Ptelea - Hoptree
Ruta - Rue
Skimmia - Skimmia
Tetradium (Euodia) - Euodia
Zanthoxylum - Toothache tree

Rutaceae is a family of plants of the order Sapindales. Species of the family generally have flowers that divide into four or five parts, usually with strong scents. They range in form and size from herbs to shrubs and small trees. The most important genus in the family is Citrus, which includes the Orange, Lemon, Lime and Grapefruit.

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