Plant Family


Family CN: Jacob's-ladder Family
Family Code: POLEMO
Family Parent: [in ERICALES]
Family Authority: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of 18 genera and 350-380 species, herbs, vines, and shrubs (rarely trees), mainly of temperate North America, but extending into tropical America and also in Eurasia.
Reference: Wilson (1960a); Grant (1997); Grant (1998); Prather, Ferguson, & Jansen (2000); Wilken in Kubitzki (2004).
Last Updated: 2019-12-30
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