Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)

Lythraceae is commonly known as the Loosestrife Family. The Lythraceae is a family from Myrtales Order, splits from Magnoliopsida Class. It is a family among about 406 families in Magnoliophyta or Flowering Plants Division. The family consists of 31 genera and over 500 species.

Genera in Lythraceae:
  • Adenaria
  • Duabanga
  • Lourtella
  • Pleurophora
  • Ammannia
  • Galpinia
  • Lythrum
  • Punica
  • Capuronia
  • Ginoria
  • Middendorfia
  • Rotala
  • Crenea
  • Heimia
  • Nesaea
  • Sonneratia
  • Cuphea
  • Koehneria
  • Pehria
  • Tetrataxis
  • Decodon
  • Lafoensia
  • Pemphis
  • Trapa
  • Didiplis
  • Lagerstroemia
  • Peplis
  • Woodfordia
  • Diplusodon
  • Lawsonia
  • Physocalymma


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Lagerstroemia floribunda Lawsonia inermis Punica granatum