|definition||Distribution: The Fagaceae family consists of 7 genera and c. 730-970 species that
are distributed in temperate and tropical areas, mainly in the Northern Hemisphere.
Description: This family consists of trees or shrubs that are mostly monoecious, deciduous or evergreen.
For more details regarding the description of species within this family please see: https://profiles.ala.org.au/opus/foa/profile/Fagaceae
Pollen Morphology: The pollen produced by this family a highly variable in appearance. See the specific descriptions in the different genus taxa within this family.