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The Aizoaceae or Fig-marigold family is from the order of Caryophyllales. It includes about 134 genera and about 1,067 species. This is a family of dicotyledonous plants. They are commonly referred to as Ice Plants, Carpetweeds, or Vygies in South Africa and New Zealand. The family was previously known as Ficoidaceae. Members of Aizoaceae are usually perennials or annuals, they are rarely shrubs or trees. Aizoaceae members have fleshy globular leaves. Leaves ...

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Garryaceae is a small family of plants. It is also known as the Silktassle Family. It is from the order of Garryales. The family has two genera and about 52 species. They are mostly distributed in the neotropics. For example Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. Most Garryaceae members are dioecious shrubs or small trees. The members of this family have simple, opposite leaves, usually evergreen, petioled. The flowers are unisexual, ...

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