Family  Nyctaginaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 777    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Nyctago Juss.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Douglas, N. & R. Spellenberg 2010. A new tribal classification of Nyctaginaceae. (Taxon) 59:905-910.
  • Douglas, N. A. & P. S. Manos 2007. Molecular phylogeny of Nyctaginaceae: Taxonomy, biogeography, and characters associated with a radiation of xerophytic genera in North America. Amer. J. Bot. 94:856-872.
  • Rettig, J. H. et al. 1992. Phylogeny of the Caryophyllales – gene sequence data. (Taxon) 42:201-209.
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Subfamilies and tribes for Nyctaginaceae Juss., nom. cons.:


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 24 June 2019.