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Taxonavigation: Cornales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Cornales

Familia: Hydrangeaceae
Subfamilia: Hydrangeoideae
Tribus: Hydrangeeae
Genera: Broussaisia – Cardiandra – Decumaria – Deinanthe – Dichroa – Hydrangea – Pileostegia – Platycrater – Schizophragma


Note: If the proposals put forward by De Smet et al., 2015, are accepted, all of the above genera will be subsumed into an expanded Hydrangea s.l. in order to avoid polyphyly.


  • De Candolle, A.P. (1830) Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 4: 13. BHL
  • De Smet, Y., Mendoza, C.G., Wamke, S., Goethebeur, P., & Samain, M.-S. 2015. Molecular phylogenetics and a new (infra)generic classification to alleviate polyphyly in tribe Hydrangeeae (Cornales: Hydrangeaceae). Taxon 64: 741–753. DOI: 10.12705/644.6 Full text PDF
  • Tropicos.org 2015. Hydrangeeae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Nov. 11.