Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Smilacaceae Ventenat. Greenbriar Family.

A family of a single genus and about 220 species, widespread in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions.

Ref: Conran In Kubitzki (1998a); Holmes (2002b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a); Judd (1998); Qi et al. (2013). Show full citations.

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