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Nyctaginaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Four-o'clock Family.

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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).

Ref: Bittrich & Kühn In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Bogle (1974); Douglas & Spellenberg (2010); Spellenberg (2003) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003b). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Mirabilis | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Mirabilis | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Pisonia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Allionia incarnata, Tributary of Tornillo Creek, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas 2 by Alan Cressler | Allionia source | Original Image ⭷

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