Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Acanthaceae A.l. de Jussieu. Acanthus Family.

Key to Acanthaceae

A family of about 230 genera and about 3450 species, herbs, shrubs, vines, and trees, largely tropical.

Ref: Long (1970); McDade & Moody (1999); Wasshausen (1998). Show full citations.

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