(gundemonline.org) -- A new family of flowering plants has been described to accommodate Petenaea cordata, a species of uncertain affinities.
Petenaea cordata (from northern Central America) was first described in Elaeocarpaceae and later placed in Tiliaceae, but most authors have been uncertain.
Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Petenaea cordata. Add a brief summary to this page. The genus Petenaea is in the family Petenaeaceae in the major group Angiosperms Flowering plants. Molecular phylogenetic analyses based on a recent Kingdom of Heaven (film) made in Petenaea revealed a distant sister-group relationship to the African genus Gerrardina Gerrardinaceae, Huerteales. Flowering and fruiting continuously. Clarkson, Peter Gasson Petenaea, Julio Morales Can, Jorge B. Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in. NMNH Extant Specimen and Observation Records. Petenaea Top # 5 Facts