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Daily Archives: January 4, 2021

Papaveraceae

Papaveraceae is the Poppy Family from the order of Ranunculales. This family has 44 genera and 825 species. Most of the Papaveraceae members are herbaceous plants some woody shrubs and some tropical trees. There are pharmaceutically important species in this family. Most of the plants are found in the Northern Hemisphere. There are perennials, biennials and annuals. Most Papaveraceae members are lactiferous, producing milk latex. They have simple leaves, alternate ...

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Ericaceae

Ericaceae family is also known as the Heath or Heather Family. It is a large family from the order of Ericales. It has about 124 genera and about 4250 species. Some of the better-known members are cranberry, rhododendron, blueberry, and azaleas. Ericaceae family members include herbs, shrubs, and trees. Many of the members of this family can tolerate poor or acid soils. They are usually evergreen. The leaves whorled or ...

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Silene coronaria

Silene coronaria

Silene coronaria is also known as the Lychnis coronaria, Agrostemma coronaria, Agrostemma tomentosum, Rose Campion, Dusty Miller, Mullein-Pink, or Bloody William. It is from the Caryophyllaceae family of plants. Silene coronaria is native to Europe and Asia. The name coronaria in Latin means used for garlands. Silene coronaria is a biennial or short-lived perennial. Silene coronaria Silene coronaria grows to 80cm or 30in tall. It has grayish-green leaves. The leaves ...

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