The Parent order is - Ericales

Woody Family Balsaminaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Balsam FamilySynonyms -
Authority - A. Rich.Total Number of genera - 2
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 1000
Plant forms - Mostly herbs
World Distribution - Throughout temperate and tropical regions, including North America, Asia, Europe and Africa. Tropical Old World.
Comments - This family has 2 genera, Hydrocera and Impatiens. The tallest Impatients grow to 7 ft. tall and are likely to be the only species of this family to have any woody material. Of academic interest only.

Woody Genera of Balsaminaceae

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1 - Impatiens.

End of Listing Woody Families of Balsaminaceae