subfamily Linoideae

Family number: 2455    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 13
Type genus: Linum L.
Comments: dicot

Complete list of genera


  1. McDill, J. et al. 2009. The phylogeny of Linum and Linaceae subfamily Linoideae, with implications for their systematics, biogeography, and evolution of heterostyly. Syst. Bot. 34:386-405. URL:

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 4 July 2020.