Scrophulariaceae Family:

Scrophulariaceae Juss.

skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee
OR
skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-eye

The Scrophulariaceae Family was named and described by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in Genera Plantarum in 1789.

Plants of the World Online lists 66 accepted genera in this family commonly known as the figwort family. It is a family of annual and perennial herbs, with one genus of shrubs.

The Butterfly Bush (Buddleja) is a member of this family.

The Wikipedia article about this family states at one time there were about 275 genera and over 5,000 species in this family.

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

Please leave a comment. I would like to hear from you.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.