family Nyctaginaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Nyctaginaceae - a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
genus Nyctaginia, Nyctaginia - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Nyctaginaceae having only one species
Abronia, genus Abronia - genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers
Allionia, genus Allionia - small genus of chiefly American herbs
Bougainvillaea, genus Bougainvillaea, genus Bougainvillea - ornamental tropical woody vines
genus Mirabilis, Mirabilis - four o'clocks
genus Pisonia, Pisonia - genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines; mainly America
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Bougainvillea, belongs to the family Nyctaginaceae, with five species include Bougainvillea glabra, Bougainvillea buttiana, Bougainvillea peruviana, Bougainvillea spectabilis and Bougainvillea spinosa.
ABSTRACT--Recent phylogenetic work has demonstrated that the ability of species of the angiosperm family Nyctaginaceae to self-fertilize is evolutionarily labile.

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