Acanthaceae Family:

Acanthaceae Juss.

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OR
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The Acanthaceae Family was named and described by Antione Laurent de Jussieu in Genera Plantarum in 1789.

Plants of the World Online lists 206 accepted genera in this family (as of 1-28-21 when I last updated this page). It is commonly known as the Acanthus Family. Wikipedia says the family contains “almost 250 genera and about 2,500 species.”  The Wikipedia page was last edited on January 11, 2021, but it says the same thing it did a year before.

For more information about this family of plants, please click on the links below. The links take you directly to the information about the family.

PLANTS OF THE WORLD ONLINE
WIKIPEDIA

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