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Family: Acanthaceae  Juss., nom. cons.
subfam. Acanthoideae

Family number: 2238. Last updated: 31-Mar-2006.
Number of accepted genera: 201.
Type genus: Acanthus L.
Comment: dicot.

Complete list of genera

References for subfamily:

  • There are no references for this subfamily in GRIN.

Tribes for Acanthoideae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Acanthoideae Acantheae
Acanthoideae Andrographideae
Acanthoideae Barlerieae
Acanthoideae Justicieae
Acanthoideae Ruellieae
Acanthoideae Whitfieldieae


Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2015)

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