The Parent order is - Solanales

Woody Family Polemoniaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Jjacob's Ladder or Phlox FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 25
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 400
Plant forms - Herbs, some shrubs, trees, lianes
World Distribution - America (esp. W and N) and Eurasia. Native to the Northern Hemisphere and also South America, with the center of diversity in western North America, especially in California Frigid zone to sub-tropical. Widespread, but lacking (though often introduced) in Africa, Southern and Southeast Asia Malaysia, Australia and Eastern South America
Comments - Under order Ericales. Shrubs, lianes, small trees & especially herbs. Woody.

Woody Genera of Polemoniaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Cantua.
2 - Cobaea.
3 - Leptodactylon.
4 - Loeselia.
5 - Phlox.

End of Listing Woody Families of Polemoniaceae