The Parent order is - Violales

Woody Family Cucurbitaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Cucumber or Gourd FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 125
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 960
Plant forms - woody lianas, thorny shrubs, and trees
World Distribution - both the Old and New Worlds.Distributed around the tropics
Comments - Most of the plants in this family are annual vines but there are also woody lianas, thorny shrubs, and trees (Dendrosicyos)

Woody Genera of Cucurbitaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Coccinia.
2 - Cogniauxia.
3 - Echinopepon.
4 - Elaterium.
5 - Fevillea.
6 - Marah.

End of Listing Woody Families of Cucurbitaceae