Family  Violaceae Batsch, nom. cons.

Family number: 1182    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 26
Type genus: Viola L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera


  1. Wahlert, G. A. et al. 2014. A phylogeny of the Violaceae (Malpighiales) inferred from plastid DNA sequences: implications for generic diversity and infrafamilial groupings. Syst. Bot. 39:239-252. URL:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 15 July 2020.