University of Hawaii Botany Department

Images and Descriptions of Flowering Plant Families

(as treated by Arthur Cronquist)

Select a family for information and photos. The full-sized images linked to thumbnail images on the subsequent pages are nearly all in one of three formats: 600x400, 400x600, or 400x400 pixels. File sizes are mostly in the range of 50-250 kb (JPEG). The systematic index follows the classification scheme of Arthur Cronquist (1981). If you are not familiar with Cronquist's system, use the find or search feature of your browser to locate the family of choice on this page.

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Gerald D. Carr

Last Addition: October 30, 2005


MAGNOLIIDAE

Magnoliales Calycanthaceae Piperaceae Nelumbonaceae Menispermaceae
Winteraceae Lauraceae Aristolochiales Nymphaeaceae Coriariaceae
Magnoliaceae Hernandiaceae Aristolochiaceae Ceratophyllaceae Papaverales
Annonaceae Piperales Illiciales Ranunculales Papaveraceae
Myristicaceae Chloranthaceae Illiciaceae Ranunculaceae Fumariaceae
Laurales Saururaceae Nymphaeales Berberidaceae  

HAMAMELIDAE

Hamamelidales Eucommiaceae Moraceae Juglandaceae Fagaceae
Platanaceae Urticales Cecropiaceae Myricales Betulaceae
Hamamelidaceae Ulmaceae Urticaceae Myricaceae Casuarinales
Eucommiales Cannabaceae Juglandales Fagales Casuarinaceae

CARYOPHYLLIDAE

Caryophyllales Didiereaceae Portulacaceae Polygonales
Phytolaccaceae Cactaceae Basellaceae Polygonaceae
Nyctaginaceae Chenopodiaceae Molluginaceae Plumbaginales
Aizoaceae Amaranthaceae Caryophyllaceae Plumbaginaceae

DILLENIIDAE

Dilleniales Tiliaceae Bixaceae Salicales Ericaceae
Dilleniaceae Sterculiaceae Cistaceae Salicaceae Pyrolaceae
Paeoniaceae Bombacaceae Violaceae Capparales Monotropaceae
Theales Malvaceae Tamaricaceae Capparaceae Ebenales
Ochnaceae Lecythidaceae Turneraceae Brassicaceae Sapotaceae
Sarcolaenaceae Nepenthales Passifloraceae Resedaceae Ebenaceae
Theaceae Sarraceniaceae Caricaceae Moringaceae Styracaceae
Marcgraviaceae Nepenthaceae Fouquieriaceae Batales Primulales
Clusiaceae Droseraceae Cucurbitaceae Bataceae Theophrastaceae
Malvales Violales Begoniaceae Ericales Myrsinaceae
Elaeocarpaceae Flacourtiaceae Loasaceae Epacridaceae Primulaceae

ROSIDAE

Rosales Proteaceae Garryaceae Euphorbiaceae Anacardiaceae
Connaraceae Haloragales Santalales Rhamnales Simaroubaceae
Cunoniaceae Haloragidaceae Olacaceae Rhamnaceae Cneoraceae
Pittosporaceae Gunneraceae Santalaceae Leeaceae Meliaceae
Hydrangeaceae Myrtales Loranthaceae Vitaceae Rutaceae
Grossulariaceae Sonneratiaceae Viscaceae Linales Zygophyllaceae
Crassulaceae Lythraceae Balanophoraceae Erythroxylaceae Geraniales
Saxifragaceae Thymelaeaceae Rafflesiales Linaceae Oxalidaceae
Rosaceae Myrtaceae Rafflesiaceae Polygalales Geraniaceae
Chrysobalanaceae Punicaceae Celastrales Malpighiaceae Limnanthaceae
Surianaceae Onagraceae Celastraceae Polygalaceae Tropaeolaceae
Fabales Melastomataceae Aquifoliaceae Sapindales Balsaminaceae
Mimosaceae Combretaceae Icacinaceae Melianthaceae Apiales
Caesalpiniaceae Rhizophorales Corynocarpaceae Sapindaceae Araliaceae
Fabaceae Rhizophoraceae Dichapetalaceae Hippocastanaceae Apiaceae
Proteales Cornales Euphorbiales Aceraceae  
Elaeagnaceae Cornaceae Buxaceae Burseraceae  

ASTERIDAE

Gentianales Menyanthaceae Hippuridaceae Orobanchaceae Goodeniaceae
Loganiaceae Polemoniaceae Plantaginales Gesneriaceae Rubiales
Gentianaceae Hydrophyllaceae Plantaginaceae Acanthaceae Rubiaceae
Apocynaceae Lamiales Scrophulariales Pedaliaceae Dipsacales
Asclepiadaceae Lennoaceae Buddlejaceae Bignoniaceae Caprifoliaceae
Solanales Boraginaceae Oleaceae Lentibulariaceae Valerianaceae
Solanaceae Verbenaceae Scrophulariaceae Campanulales Dipsacaceae
Convolvulaceae Lamiaceae Globulariaceae Campanulaceae Asterales
Cuscutaceae Callitrichales Myoporaceae Stylidiaceae Asteraceae

ALISMATIDAE

Alismatales Hydrocharitales Najadales Juncaginaceae
Alismataceae Hydrocharitaceae Potamogetonaceae  

ARECIDAE

Arecales Cyclanthales Pandanales Arales Lemnaceae
Arecaceae Cyclanthaceae Pandanaceae Araceae  

COMMELINIDAE

Commelinales Eriocaulaceae Joinvilleaceae Juncaceae Poaceae
Commelinaceae Restionales Restionaceae Cyperales Typhales
Eriocaulales Flagellariaceae Juncales Cyperaceae Typhaceae

ZINGIBERIDAE

Bromeliales Zingiberales Heliconiaceae Zingiberaceae Cannaceae
Bromeliaceae Strelitziaceae Musaceae Costaceae Marantaceae

LILIIDAE

Liliales Iridaceae Xanthorrhoeaceae Cyanastraceae Orchidales
Pontederiaceae Aloeaceae Hanguanaceae Smilacaceae Burmanniaceae
Haemodoraceae Agavaceae Taccaceae Dioscoreaceae Orchidaceae
Liliaceae        

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