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Family Profile

Caryophyllaceae

Family Description

A family of about 80 genera and perhaps 2000 species chiefly northern temperate regions but a few genera of southern temperate regions & high altitude tropical. Australia: 25 genera, 75 species, all States.

Genera

Drymaria - A genus of 44 species in tropical regions, chiefly Central & South America. Australia: one species occurs naturally in Australia.

References

PlantNet - RBG Sydney