Sunday, January 07, 2007

Family Ranunculaceae (Buttercups)
50 genera, 1500 species, primarily temparate, but ranging from arctic to tropics

Family Circaeasteraceae
Family Berberidaceae (Barberries)
13-16 genera, 600 species, mostly shrubby, temperate to Chile in North America, Asia

Family Sargentodoxaceae
Family Lardizabalaceae (Lardizabalas)
Family Menispermaceae (Moonseeds)
65 genera, 350 species, generally have alcohol based poisons, includes the source plant of curare and arrow poisons

Family Coriariaceae
One genera, 8 species, pantropical, primarily at higher elevations

Family Sabiaceae