Plant families from Ab - Az
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Plant families beginning with the letter A
Plant families (Ab - Az)
   Abrophyllaceae
Cornidae > Cornanae > Hydrangeales
   Acanthaceae
barleriola, blechum, bractspike, desert honeysuckle, false Philippine violet, hemigraphis, hypoestes, malabar nute, nomaphila, oplonia, pachystachys, pseuderanthemum, shaggytuft, snakeherb, teliostachya, tetramerium, tubetongue, wrightwort
Lamianae > Lamiales > Acanthineae
   Aceraceae
boxelder, lotus, maple, sacred bean of India, water chinkapin
Rosidae > Rutanae > Sapindales
   Achariaceae
Violanae > Passiflorales > Passiflorineae
   Achatocarpaceae
devilqueen, phaulothamnus
Caryophyllidae > Caryophyllanae > Caryophyllales
   Acoraceae
calamus, sweetflag
Aridae > Acoranae > Acorales
   Actinidiaceae
Chinese goosberry, Siberian gooseberry, actinidia, hardy kiwifruit, kiwi, silver vine, silver-sweet vine, tara vine
Dilleniidae > Ericanae > Actinidiales
   Actiniopteridaceae
Polypodiopsida > Polypodiidae > Parkeriales
   Adiantaceae
Indian's dream, cliffbrake, coniogramme, doryopteris, eriosorus, fern, hemionitis, lacefern, loulu, rockbrake
Polypodiopsida > Polypodiidae > Parkeriales
   Adoxaceae
adoxa, muskroot
Cornidae > Dipsacanae > Dipsacales
   Aextoxicaceae
Rosidae > Celastranae > Aquifoliales
   Agavaceae
agave, aloe, cantala, century plant, cordyline, female karata, furcraea, hemp, henequen, lechuguilla, maguey, polianthes, sisal, spice lily, tiplant, tuberose, yucca
Liliidae > Lilianae > Agavales
   Agdestidaceae
agdestis, rockroot
Caryophyllidae > Caryophyllanae > Caryophyllales
   Aizoaceae
acaulon moss, aptenia, carpobrotus, coppery mesemb, cypselea, delosperma, desert horsepurslane, dewflower, fig, galenia, iceplant, lampranthus, malephora, panal, redflush, trianthema
Caryophyllidae > Caryophyllanae > Caryophyllales
   Akaniaceae
Rosidae > Rutanae > Sapindales
   Alangiaceae
Cornidae > Cornanae > Cornales
   Alismataceae
arrowhead, burrhead, damasonium, duck potato, springtape, wapatoo, waterplantain
Alismatanae > Alismatales > Alismatineae
   Alliaceae
bajalily, brodiaea, crow poison, false garlic, firecracker flower, funnel lily, goldenstar, muilla, ookow, snakelily, spring starflower, springstar, triteleia, wild hyacinth
Liliidae > Lilianae > Amaryllidales
   Aloaceae
Aloe vera, aloe, poker, torch lily, tritoma, ungentine cactus
Liliidae > Lilianae > Agavales
   Alseuosmiaceae
Cornidae > Cornanae > Hydrangeales
   Alstroemeriaceae
Peruvian lily, lily of the Incas
Liliidae > Lilianae > Alstroemeriales
   Altingiaceae
Hamamelididae > Hamamelidanae > Hamamelidales
   Alzateaceae
Rosidae > Myrtanae > Myrtales
   Amaranthaceae
Hassler's alternanthera, Juda's bush, aerva, alligatorweed, bloodleaf, blutaparon, calicoplant, chaff flower, chamissoa, cottonflower, cyathula, guineaflower, hermbstaedtia, honeysweet, joyweed, khakiweed, lithophila, matweed, papala, pastureweed, pfaffia, philoxerus, rockwort, silverhead, snakecotton, washerwoman, water hemp, white snowplant
Caryophyllidae > Caryophyllanae > Caryophyllales
   Amaryllidaceae
alligatorlily, amazonlily, copperlily, lily, lycoris, rainlily, snowflake, spiderlily, swamplily, winter daffodil
Liliidae > Lilianae > Amaryllidales
   Amblystegiaceae
Bryophyta > Bryopsida > Bryales
   Amborellaceae
Magnoliidae > Lauranae > Laurales
   Anacardiaceae
Argus pheasant tree, Burmese lacquer, Florida poisontree, buchanania, carrasco, dracontomelon, gluta, maidenplum, mango, melanorrhoea, neneleau, peppertree, poison ash, poison oak, quebracho, rengas, schinopsis, sclerocarya, skunk bush, smokebush, smoketree, sumac, wax-tree, young fustic
Rutanae > Burserales > Anacardiineae
   Anarthriaceae
Commelinidae > Juncanae > Restionales
   Ancistrocladaceae
Theanae > Ancistrocladales > Ancistrocladineae
   Andreaeaceae
Bryophyta > Bryopsida > Andreaeales
   Anemarrhenaceae
Liliidae > Lilianae > Agavales
   Aneuraceae
Bryophyta > Hepaticopsida > Metzgeriales
   Anisophylleaceae
Rosidae > Rhizophoranae > Rhizophorales
   Annonaceae
annona, apple, banana, biriba, blacklancewood, burahol, calabash nutmeg, cherimoya, cherimoyer, corkwood, flower-of-flowers, guanabana, guatteria, haya, haya blanca, haya minga, ilang-ilang, llama, monodora, oxandra, pawpaw, rollinia, sharifa, soursop, tail grape, wild custard-apple, ylang-ylang
Magnoliidae > Magnolianae > Annonales
   Antheliaceae
Bryophyta > Hepaticopsida > Jungermanniales
   Anthericaceae
bracketplant, chlorophytum, craglily, echeandia, eremocrinum, lily, starlily
Liliidae > Lilianae > Agavales
   Aphloiaceae
Dilleniidae > Violanae > Violales
   Aphyllanthaceae
Liliidae > Lilianae > Agavales
   Apiaceae
Indian potato, aethusa, apiastrum, arracacia, bishop, centella, chervil, cowbane, cowparsnip, cynosciadium, daucosma, desertparsley, dill, dorema, erigenia, falcaria, fennel, goutweed, grasswort, hairy moss, harbouria, hedgeparsley, hemlockparsley, honewort, levisticum, licorice-root, mock bishopweed, mountainparsley, myrrhis, neoparrya, oreoxis, parsley, parsnip, paulia, podistera, poison hemlock, sandparsley, scaleseed, silvertop, sphenosciadium, spreadwing, springparsley, sweetroot, taenidia, umbrellawort, waterparsnip, wavewing, whitetop, wildparsley, yampah
Cornidae > Aralianae > Araliales
   Apocynaceae
Natal plum, anechites, araujia, bluestar, calotropis, dyera, fernaldia, forsteronia, funtumia, hancornia, haplophyton, holarrhena, metaplexis, milkvine, milkwood, morrenia, pentalinon, periwinkle, pineland golden trumpet, pteralyxia, rhabdadenia, rubbervine, strophanthus, telosma, trachelospermum, twinevine, waxydogbane, white bladderflower, willow amsonia, yellowwood
Lamiidae > Gentiananae > Apocynales
   Apodanthaceae
Piperidae > Rafflesianae > Rafflesiales
   Aponogetonaceae
aponogeton, cape pondweed
Alismatidae > Alismatanae > Aponogetonales
   Aquifoliaceae
Paraguay tea, catberry, dahoon, gongolin, holly, inkberry, large gallberry, maconcona, mat´┐Ż, nemopanthus, smooth winterberry, te, yaupon
Rosidae > Celastranae > Aquifoliales
   Araceae
Florida mudmidget, Indian turnip, Jack in the pulpit, Tahitian spinach, arisaema, belembe silvestre, bogmat, calla lily, capote, cobralily, cyrtosperma, dracontium, dragonroot, duckmeat, duckweed, elephant's ear, gallan, green dragon, montrichardia, pinellia, rosy malanga, skunk cabbage, skunkcabbage, taro, tongavine, yautia amarilla, yautia horqueta
Aridae > Aranae > Arales
   Araliaceae
Domin's club, Japanese rice tree, angelica tree, aralia, cheirodendron, dendropanax, devilsclub, elk clover, fatsia, ginseng, ivy, lapalapa, matchwood, munroidendron, octopus tree, olapa, olapalapa, oplopanax, paperplant, polyscias, reynoldsia, ricepaper plant, sarsaparilla, schefflera, spikenard, tetrapanax, tetraplasandra, udo, yuquilla
Cornidae > Aralianae > Araliales
   Aralidiaceae
Cornidae > Cornanae > Aralidiales
   Ararcariaceae
Pinopsida > Pinidae > Pinales
   Araucariaceae
agathis, araucaria, bunya bunya, kauri, monkeypuzzle tree, pine
Pinidae > Araucariales > Araucariineae
   Archidiaceae
Bryophyta > Bryopsida > Dicranales
   Arecaceae
Guinea bactris, acrocomia, aiphanes, archontophoenix, chamaedorea, copernicia, coyor, eugeissona, gaussia, hyphaene, jubaea, leopoldinia, livistona, lodoicea, manac, mauritia, metroxylon, orbignya, palm, prestoea, pritchardia, pseudophoenix, ptychosperma, rhapidophyllum, salacca, serenoa, syagrus
Arecidae > Arecanae > Arecales
   Argophyllaceae
Cornidae > Cornanae > Hydrangeales
   Aristolochiaceae
birthwort, dutchman's pipe, heartleaf, littlebrownjug, pelicanflower, pipevine, swanflower, wildginger
Piperidae > Lactoridanae > Aristolochiales
   Arnelliaceae
Bryophyta > Hepaticopsida > Jungermanniales
   Asparagaceae
asparagus, asparagus fern
Liliidae > Lilianae > Asparagales
   Asphodelaceae
asphodelus, foxtail lily, onionweed, rimmed lichen
Liliidae > Lilianae > Agavales
   Aspleniaceae
speenwort, spleenwort
Polypodiopsida > Polypodiidae > Aspleniales
   Asteliaceae
Kauai pa'iniu, pineapplegrass
Liliidae > Lilianae > Asteliales
   Asteraceae
Benjamin bush, German chamomile, Indian plaintain, agoseris, alkalai marsh aster, amberboa, amblyolepis, amblyopappus, anisocoma, arnica, arnoseris, atrichoseris, bahia, balsamita, balsamroot, baltimora, bartlettia, benitoa, blow wives, broomweed, burdock, capeweed, chaffbush, clibadium, cnicus, daisy, desertpeony, dogweed, dozedaisy, easterbonnets, goldenhead, hardheads, honeycombhead, mayweeds, medicineplant, neststraw, pearly everlasting, pussytoes, silversword, snakeroot, spice bush, spotflower, starburr, sweetbush, thistle, trailplant, willow ragwort, yarrow
Asteridae > Asteranae > Asterales
   Asteranthaceae
Dilleniidae > Lecythidanae > Lecythidales
   Asteropeiaceae
Dilleniidae > Theanae > Theales
   Aucubaceae
acuba
Cornidae > Cornanae > Garryales
   Aulacomniaceae
Bryophyta > Bryopsida > Bryales
   Austrobaileyaceae
Magnoliidae > Magnolianae > Austrobaileyales
   Avetraceae
Liliidae > Lilianae > Dioscoreales
   Avicenniaceae
mangrove
Lamiidae > Lamianae > Lamiales
   Aytoniaceae
Bryophyta > Hepaticopsida > Marchantiales
   Azollaceae
mosquitofern
Polypodiopsida > Salviniidae > Salviniales

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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