Plant Family


Family CN: Arrowroot Family
Family Code: MARANT
Family Parent: [in ZINGIBERALES]
Family Authority: Petersen in Engler & Prantl 1888
Summary: A family of about 31 genera and 550 species, herbs and vines, nearly pantropical (absent from Australia), and rarely extending ino subtropical and warm temperate regions.
Reference: Kennedy in FNA (2000); Andersson in Kubitzki (1998b).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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