The Moraceae Family was named and described by Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré in Genera Plantatum ad Familias Suas Redacta in 1835.
Plants of the World Online lists 38 accepted genera in this family commonly referred to as the mulberry of fig family. The Wikipedia says the family contains over 1,180 species.
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