Sapindaceae

family of plants

Sapindaceae, also known as the soapberry family, is a family of flowering plant including maple, horse chestnut, longan, and lychee. In the APG II system (2003) the family includes the plants otherwise assigned to families Aceraceae and Hippocastanaceae and is placed in order Sapindales.

Soapberry family
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Litchi chinensis leaves and fruit
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Sapindaceae

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