Friday, January 05, 2007

Family Achatocarpaceae
Family Nyctaginaceae (Four OąClock)
30 genera, 290 species

Family Aizoaceae (Ice Plants)
Primarily succulents, southern Africa

Family Didiereaceae
4 genera, 11 species, trees similar ot Euphorbia, with or without spines, can be grafted onto Pereskia (in Cactaceae), endemic to Madagascar

Family Cactaceae (Cactus)

Family Amaranthaceae (Amaranths)
65 genera, 900 species, herbs and woody plants, worldwide

Family Portulacaceae (Purslanes)
19 genera, 500 species, mostly succulent, worldwide

Family Basellaceae (Madeira Vines)
4 genera, 15 species, mostly vines, New Zealand

Family Molluginaceae (Carpet-weeds)
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pinks)
80 genera, 2000 species, worldwide