Plant Family


Caryophyllaceae

Family CN: Pink Family
Family Code: CARYOP
Family Parent: [in CARYOPHYLLALES]
Family Authority: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of about 86 genera and 2200-3000 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, nearly cosmopolitan, but mostly Northern Hemisphere.
Reference: Rabeler & Hartman in FNA (2005); Bittrich in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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