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Species Count: 319
Acanthaceae
Aizoaceae
Amaranthaceae
Amaryllidaceae
Anacardiaceae
Apiaceae
Apocynaceae
Araceae
Asparagaceae
Asteraceae
Boraginaceae
Brassicaceae
Cactaceae
Campanulaceae
Caryophyllaceae
Commelinaceae
Convolvulaceae
Cucurbitaceae
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Ericaceae
Euphorbiaceae
Fabaceae
Fagaceae
Hydrangeaceae
Juglandaceae
Juncaceae
Koeberliniaceae
Krameriaceae
Lamiaceae
Liliaceae
Linaceae
Loasaceae
Lythraceae
Malpighiaceae
Malvaceae
Martyniaceae
Molluginaceae
Montiaceae
Nyctaginaceae
Oleaceae
Onagraceae
Orchidaceae
Orobanchaceae
Phrymaceae
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Plantaginaceae
Poaceae
Polemoniaceae
Polygalaceae
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Portulacaceae
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Pteridaceae
Ranunculaceae
Rhamnaceae
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Rubiaceae
Salicaceae
Santalaceae
Sapindaceae
Saxifragaceae
Simmondsiaceae
Solanaceae
Talinaceae
Urticaceae
Verbenaceae
Vitaceae
Zygophyllaceae