Kinds of Plantae

Plants

Robert Magill, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, &
John Pickering & Sharon Ballew, University of Georgia, Athens

Compiled from Missouri Botanical Garden's Tropicos database,
Guide to Flowering Plant Families, by Wendy B. Zomlefer,
and other sources.

Scientific name -- Other names
Bryophyta -- Mosses; Liverworts
Polytrichaceae -- Hair-cap mosses
Dicotyledoneae -- Dicots
Acanthaceae -- Acanthus
Aceraceae -- Maple
Adoxaceae -- Moschatel
Aizoaceae -- Fig marigold
Amaranthaceae -- Amaranth
Anacardiaceae -- Cashew
Annonaceae -- Custard Apple
Apiaceae -- Carrot
Apocynaceae -- Dogbane
Aquifoliaceae -- Holly
Araliaceae -- Ginseng
Aristolochiaceae -- Birthwort
Asclepiadaceae -- Milkweed
Asteraceae -- Aster
   Centaurea atropurpurea Waldst. et Kit.
Balanophoraceae -- Balanophora
Balsaminaceae -- Touch-me-not
Basellaceae -- Basella
Bataceae -- Saltwort
Begoniaceae -- Begonia
Berberidaceae -- Barberry
Betulaceae -- Birch
Bignoniaceae -- Bignonia
Bixaceae -- Lipstick Tree
Bombacaceae -- Kapok Tree
Boraginaceae -- Borage
Brassicaceae -- Mustard
Burseraceae -- Frankincense
Buxaceae -- Boxwood
Cactaceae -- Cactus
Callitrichaceae -- Water starwort
Calycanthaceae -- Strawberry Shrub
Calyceraceae -- Calycera
Campanulaceae -- Bellflower
Canellaceae -- Canella
Capparaceae -- Caper
Caprifoliaceae -- Honeysuckle
Caricaceae -- Papaya
Caryophyllaceae -- Pink
Casuarinaceae -- She Oak
Celastraceae -- Bittersweet
Ceratophyllaceae -- Hornwort
Chenopodiaceae -- Goosefoot
Cistaceae -- Rockrose
Clethraceae -- Mangosteen
Clusiaceae -- Mangosteen
Cochlospermaceae -- Cochlospermum
Combretaceae -- Indian Almond
Convolvulaceae -- Morning glory
Cornaceae -- Dogwood
Crassulaceae -- Stonecrop
Crossosomataceae -- Crossosoma
Cucurbitaceae -- Cucumber
Cyrillaceae -- Cyrilla
Datiscaceae -- Datisca
Diapensiaceae -- Diapensia
Dilleniaceae -- Dillenia
Dipsacaceae -- Teasel
Droseraceae -- Sundew
Ebenaceae -- Ebony
Elaeagnaceae -- Oleaster
Elaeocarpaceae -- Elaeocarpus
Elatinaceae -- Waterwort
Empetraceae -- Crowberry
Ericaceae -- Heath
Erythroxylaceae -- Coca
Euphorbiaceae -- Spurge; Centroplacaceae
Fabaceae -- Bean
Fagaceae -- Beech
Flacourtiaceae -- Flacourtia
Fouquieriaceae -- Ocotillo
Frankeniaceae -- Frankenia
Gentianaceae -- Gentian
Geraniaceae -- Geranium
Gesneriaceae -- Gesneriad
Goodeniaceae -- Goodenia
Haloragaceae -- Milfoil
Hamamelidaceae -- American witchhazel
Hippocastanaceae -- Horse chestnut
Hippocrateaceae -- Hippocratea
Hydrangeaceae -- Hydrangea
Hydrophyllaceae -- Waterleaf; Hydroleaceae
Icacinaceae -- Icacina
Juglandaceae -- Walnut
Koeberliniaceae
Lamiaceae -- Mint
Lardizabalaceae -- Lardizabala
Lauraceae -- Laurel
Leitneriaceae -- Corkwood
Lennoaceae -- Lennoa
Lentibulariaceae -- Bladderwort
Limnanthaceae -- Meadow foam
Linaceae -- Flax
Loasaceae -- Loasa
Loganiaceae -- Logania
Loranthaceae -- Showy Mistletoe
Lythraceae -- Loosestrife
Magnoliaceae -- Magnolia
Malpighiaceae -- Barbados cherry
Malvaceae -- Malow
Marcgraviaceae -- Shingle plant
Martyniaceae -- Unicorn
Melastomataceae -- Melastome
Meliaceae -- Mahogany
Menispermaceae -- Moonseed
Monotropaceae -- Indian pipe
Moraceae -- Fig
Moringaceae -- Horse-radish Tree
Myoporaceae -- Myoporum
Myricaceae -- Bayberry
Myrsinaceae -- Myrsine
Myrtaceae -- Myrtle
Nyctaginaceae -- Four Oclock
Nymphaeaceae -- Water lily
Ochnaceae -- Ochna
Olacaceae -- Olax
Oleaceae -- Olive
Onagraceae -- Evening Primrose
Opiliaceae -- Opilia
Orobanchaceae -- Broomrape
Oxalidaceae -- Wood sorrel
Papaveraceae -- Poppy
Passifloraceae -- Passion flower
Pedaliaceae -- Sesame
Phrymaceae -- Lopseed
Phytolaccaceae -- Pokeweed
Piperaceae -- Pepper
Pittosporaceae -- Pittosporum
Plantaginaceae -- Plantain
Platanaceae -- Plane tree
Plumbaginaceae -- Leadwort
Podostemaceae -- Riverweed
Polemoniaceae -- Phlox
Polygalaceae -- Milkwort
Polygonaceae -- Smartweed
Portulacaceae -- Purslane
Primulaceae -- Primrose
Proteaceae -- Protea
   Banksia serrata L.f. -- Old man banksia; Saw banksia; Saw-tooth banksia; Red honeysuckle
Punicaceae -- Pomegranate
Pyrolaceae -- Shinleaf
Rafflesiaceae -- Rafflesia
Ranunculaceae -- Buttercup
Resedaceae -- Mignonette
Rhamnaceae -- Buckthorn
Rhizophoraceae -- Red mangrove
Rosaceae -- Rose
Rubiaceae -- Madder
Rutaceae -- Rue
Sabiaceae -- Sabia
Salicaceae -- Willow
Santalaceae -- Sandalwood
Sapindaceae -- Soapberry
Sapotaceae -- Sapodilla
Sarraceniaceae -- Pitcher Plant
Saururaceae -- Lizard Tail
Saxifragaceae -- Saxifrage
Scrophulariaceae -- Figwort
Simaroubaceae -- Quassia
Solanaceae -- Nightshade; Potato
   Solanum brenesii C.V.Morton & Standl.
Staphyleaceae -- Bladdernut
Sterculiaceae -- Cacao
Styracaceae -- Storax
Symplocaceae -- Sweetleaf
Tamaricaceae -- Tamarix
Theaceae -- Tea; Camellia
Thymelaeaceae -- Mezereum
Tiliaceae -- Linden
Tropaeolaceae -- Nasturtium
Turneraceae -- Turnera
Ulmaceae -- Elm
Urticaceae -- Nettle
Valerianaceae -- Valerian
Verbenaceae -- Verbena
Violaceae -- Violet
Vitaceae -- Grape
Zygophyllaceae -- Creosote Bush
Gymnospermae -- Gymnosperms
Cycadaceae -- Cycad
Gnetaceae -- Gnetum
Pinaceae -- Pine
Taxaceae -- Yew
Monocotyledoneae -- Monocots
Alismataceae -- Water plantain
Amaryllidaceae -- Balanophora
Aponogetonaceae -- Cape-pondweed
Araceae -- Arum
Arecaceae -- Palm
Bromeliaceae -- Bromeliad
Burmanniaceae -- Burmannia
Butomaceae -- Flowering rush
   Campynemataceae -- Campyneumataceae
Cannaceae -- Canna
Commelinaceae -- Spiderwort
Cyperaceae -- Sedge
Dioscoreaceae -- Yam
Eriocaulaceae -- Pipewort
Flagellariaceae -- Flagellaria
Haemodoraceae -- Kangaroo paw
Hydrocharitaceae -- Tape-grass
Iridaceae -- Iris
Juncaceae -- Rush
Juncaginaceae -- Arrow-grass
Lemnaceae -- Duckweed
Liliaceae -- Lily; Century plant; Alstroemeria; Xeronemataceae
Marantaceae -- Prayer-plant
Mayacaceae -- Mayaca
Musaceae -- Banana
Najadaceae -- Water nymph
Orchidaceae -- Orchid
Pandanaceae -- Screw pine
Poaceae -- Grass
Pontederiaceae -- Water-hyacinth
Potamogetonaceae -- Pondweed
Sparganiaceae -- Bur-reed
Stemonaceae -- Stemona
Strelitziaceae -- Bird-of-Paradise
Typhaceae -- Cat-tail
Xyridaceae -- Yellow-eyed Grass
Zingiberaceae -- Ginger
Pteridophyta -- Ferns; Clubmosses
Lycopodiaceae -- Clubmoss; Ground pine
Ophioglossaceae -- Adders Tongue; Grape Fern; Moonworts
Polypodiaceae -- Polypody

Updated: 2013-04-22 12:57:01

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