Plant Family


Family CN: Milkwort Family
Family Code: POLYGA
Family Parent: [in FABALES]
Family Authority: R. Brown 1814
Summary: A family of 17-21 genera and 800-1000 species, trees, shrubs, woody vines, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but most diverse in tropical and subtropical areas.
Reference: Abbott (2011); Pastore & Abbott (2012); Miller (1971b); Eriksen & Persson in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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