The Parent order is - Caryophyllales

Woody Family Caryophyllaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Pink family or carnation familySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 88
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 2300
Plant forms - Herb/Shrub/Tree
World Distribution - Frigid zone to tropical. Cosmopolitan.Ttemperate climates, with a few species growing on tropical mountains. Especially temperate & warm North America.
Comments - Small trees (a few), or shrubs (a few), or herbs (mainly) Herbs, rarely shrubs, lianes (Alisinidendron) or

Woody Genera of Caryophyllaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Dianthus.
2 - Sanctambrosia.

End of Listing Woody Families of Caryophyllaceae