Contributed by Alan S. Weakley and Mac H. Alford
A family of 55 genera and about 1010 species (as circumscribed to include much of the Flacourtiaceae), trees, shrubs, and subshrubs, nearly cosmopolitan.
Ref: Argus, Eckenwalder, & Kiger (2010) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010); Li et al. (2019b); Samarakoon & Alford (2019); Sleumer (1954); Sleumer (1975); Sleumer (1980); Yang & Zmarzty (2007). Show full citations.