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Daily Archives: January 1, 2021

Amaryllidaceae

Amaryllidaceae is the Amaryllis family of plants. It is from the order of Asparagales. Most members are herbaceous perennials, bulbous sometimes rhizomatous plants. Amaryllidaceae members usually have linear leaves. The flowers are bisexcual and symmetrical. Usually they appear as umbels on top of a stem. They have undifferentiated petals and sepals. Amaryllidaceae subfamilies include:AgapanthoideaeAllioideaeAmaryllidoideae Genera in the Amaryllidaceae family includes: AcisAgapanthusAglitheisAidemaAlliumAmarcrinumAmarineAmarygiaAmaryllisAmmocharisApodolirionBathyaBoophoneBrodiaeaBrunserineBrunsvigiaCalicharisCaliphruriaCalostemmaCarloteaCastellanoaCearanthesChlidanthusClinanthusCliveucharisCliviaCoburgiaCooperanthesCrimocharisCrindonnaCrinumCrossyneCryptostephanusCyrtanthusDiphalangiumEitheaErinosmaEucharisEucrosiaEustephiaFamatinaFuniumGalanthusGebosconGethyllisGilliesiaGriffiniaHabranthusHaemanthusHannoniaHermioneHesseaHieronymiellaHimantophyllumHippeastrumHylineHymenocallisIpheionIsmeneLeptochitonLeucocoryneLeucojumLeucothaumaLoxanthesLycorisMathieuaMauhliaMiersiaMyostemmaNamaquanulaNarcissusNerineNothoscordumPabelloniaPamianthePancratiumParamongaiaPhaedranassaPhycellaPlaceaPlagiolirionProiphysPrototulbaghiaPyrolirionQueltiaRauhiaRhodobranthusRhodoliriumRhodophialaScadoxusSolariaSpeeaSprekanthusSprekeliaStenomessonSternbergiaStrumariaSydneyaTaenaisTocantiniaTraubiaTrichloraTristagmaTulbaghiaUngerniaUrceocharisUrceolinaVagariaVallotaWorsleyaZephybranthusZephyranthes Allium Giganteum or Ornamental Onion Nerine bowdenii Scadoxus cinnabarinus ...

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Berberidaceae

Berberidaceae or the Barberry Family is from the order of Ranunculales. It has about 19 genera and about 755 species. The largest genus is Berberis with 500 species. It includes trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials. Members are from more temperate locations on earth. Many of the shrubs are spiny or have spiny leaves. The leaves are spiral, petiolate. They are pinnate, ternate, simple, or unifoliolate. However, the flowers are diverse. ...

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Malvaceae

Malvaceae or the Mallow Family or the Hibiscus Family is from the order of Malvales. It has about 244 genera and about 4225 species. Species are mostly shrubs and trees. They are diverse except for the coldest location. Some of the better-known members include Cacao, Cotton, Hibiscus, Alcea, Malva, and Okra. Malvaceae includes some large genera such as Hibiscus which has about 550 species and Paving with 200. Malvaceae members ...

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Althaea officinalis

Althaea officinalis

Althaea officinalis or Marsh Mallow is also known as Althaea kragujevacensis, Althaea taurinensis, Bismalva, Mauve, White Mallow, Guimauve, Mauve, Wymot, Mortification root, Joseph’s Staff, or Wymote. It is part of the Malvaceae family of plants. It is native to Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa. The name Althaea is from Greek ἄλθειν meaning “to cure”, referring to its healing properties. Althaea officinalis It is a herbaceous perennial. Althaea officinalis has ...

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Myrtaceae

Myrtaceae is the Myrtle family. It is in the order of Myrtales. Some well-known members of the Myrtaceae include Myrtle, Guave, Clove, Eucalyptus, Acca, Allspice. It is a family of dicotyledonous plants. All members are woody and have essential oil. The foliage is evergreen. They are alternate to the opposite and not toothed. The flower parts are usually in multiples of 4 or 5. They have very prominent stamens. Myrtaceae ...

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