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Gentianales

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Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum/Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Eudicots
Order:Gentianales

Description

The order Gentianales consist of only five families, with at least 14,200 species. Many species are important trees, including the coffee family. Most live in the tropics and subtropics and are either tree or shrubs.

The family Apocynaceae is a large and diverse family, with about 335 genera and 3,700 species of trees, shrubs, vines an…
This is a cosmopolitan family of herbs, shrubs, trees, and woody climbers with opposite, almost stalkless leaves with le…
A very large and abundant family of herbs, shrubs, trees and climbers, represented by more than 13,000 species in more t…
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