Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Malpighiales — many trees related to the willow.

Etymologies

Salix +‎ -aceae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Populus tremuloides, the Latin name for Aspen, is a member of the Salicaceae (Willow) Family, which includes cottonwood and poplar trees.

    Brigitte Mars: Aspen Trees in the Breeze

  • Populus tremuloides, the Latin name for Aspen, is a member of the Salicaceae (Willow)

    Brigitte Mars: Aspen Trees in the Breeze

  • There are 29 other orders, each with 2 genera, and these 58 genera have on an average 15.07 species: this great number being owing to the 10 genera in the Smilaceae, Salicaceae (with 220 species), Begoniaceae, Balsaminaceae, Grossulariaceae, without which the remaining 48 genera have on an average only 5.91 species.

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  • Most present-day species maintain this association, but a number of mostly Central and West European taxa feed on Rosaceae and Salicaceae.

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  • Y. cagnagellus-irrorellus clade, also broadened its host range to include Rosaceae (and further on to Salicaceae).

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  • In the Palaearctic, the genus most likely originated in the Far East, feeding on Celastraceae, dispersing to the West concomitant with a shift to Rosaceae and further to Salicaceae.

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  • The shift to Salicaceae is again reconstructed as having taken place in the ancestor of It is clear that at the genus level no co-evolution but sequential evolution occurred (i.e., the tracking of resources); however, co-evolution between

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  • If they form a grade, as shown by the COII data, the shift to Salicaceae either occurred twice, or once in the common ancestor of these two species and

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  • A further shift, to Salicaceae, took place in the common ancestor of

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  • Yponomeuta (Lepidoptera, Yponomeutidae) contains 76 species that are specialist feeders on hosts from Celastraceae, Rosaceae, Salicaceae, and several other plant families.

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