Plant Family


Nyctaginaceae

Family CN: Four-o'clock Family
Family Code: NYCTAG
Family Parent: [in CARYOPHYLLALES]
Family Authority: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of about 31 genera and 400 species, trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs, of tropical, subtropical, and (less commonly) warm temperate regions, especially diverse in the New World. Tribal classification follows Douglas & Spellenberg (2010).
Reference: Bogle (1974)=Z; Spellenberg in FNA (2003b); Douglas & Spellenberg (2010); Bittrich & Kühn in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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