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Family: Acanthaceae  Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 6. Last updated: 17-Jan-2003.
Number of accepted genera: 214.
Type genus: Acanthus L.
Comment: dicot family.

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References for family:

  • McDade, L. A. et al. 2008. Toward a comprehensive understanding of phylogenetic relationships among lineages of Acanthaceae s.l. (Lamiales). Amer. J. Bot. 95:1136–1152.
  • Scotland, R. W. & K. Vollesen. 2000. Classification of Acanthaceae. Kew Bull. 55:513–589.
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Synonyms for family:


Subfamilies and tribes for Acanthaceae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Acanthoideae
Acanthoideae Acantheae
Acanthoideae Andrographideae
Acanthoideae Barlerieae
Acanthoideae Justicieae
Acanthoideae Ruellieae
Acanthoideae Whitfieldieae
Avicennioideae
Nelsonioideae
Thunbergioideae


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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/family.pl?6 (01 September 2014)

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