The Parent order is - Caryophyllales

Woody Family Didiereaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Synonyms -
Authority - Radlk. or Drake del CastilloTotal Number of genera - 4
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 11
Plant forms - Spiny succulent shrubs & trees
World Distribution - Madagascar
Comments - The plants are spiny succulent shrubs and trees from 2-20 m tall, with thick water-storing stems and leaves that are deciduous in the long dry season. The family is sometimes included within the Portulacaceae, It is also closely related to the New World family Cactaceae (cacti), sufficiently closely so that the species of Didiereaceae can be grafted successfully on some cacti.

Woody Genera of Didiereaceae

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1 - Didiera.

End of Listing Woody Families of Didiereaceae