Polygalaceae

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Related to Polygalales: milkwort family
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Noun1.Polygalaceae - trees, shrubs, and herbs widely distributed throughout both hemispheresPolygalaceae - trees, shrubs, and herbs widely distributed throughout both hemispheres
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
Geraniales, order Geraniales - an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
genus Polygala, Polygala - type genus of the Polygalaceae: milkwort; senega; snakeroot
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Vochysiaceae were earlier included in Polygalales (close to Trigoniaceae and Malpighiaceae) (Cronquist, 1981).