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Synonyms for Fouquieriaceae

small family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States

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The hot deserts and subdeserts of the New World have a Neotropical flora, characterized by several families and genera that are exclusive or almost exclusive to the New World such as the Agavaceae, Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, Fouquieriaceae, Garryaceae, Hydrophyl-laceae, Krameriaceae, Loasaceae, Passifloraceae, Taxodiaceae, and Turneraceae.
104); the American family Fouquieriaceae resembles the Didieraceae in Madagascar, and the Agavaceae in the New World resembles the Aloinae subtribe of the Liliaceae in the Old World.
Por otra parte, las familias con mas del 80% de sus especies presentes en Mexico son Fouquieriaceae (11 y 11), Hippuridaceae (1 y 1), Krameriaceae (12 y 15), Julianiaceae (4 y 5), Lennoaceae (4 y 4), Nolinaceae (50 y 50), Simmondsiaceae (1 y 1) y Ticodendraceae (1 y 1).
This shrubby plant, a member of the candlewood family, the Fouquieriaceae, can reach a height of 33 ft (10 m).
Fouquieriaceae Fouquieria splendens M Rt Tcpr Engelm.
Wood anatomy of Fouquieriaceae in relation to habit, ecology, and systematics: nature of meristems in wood and bark.
Watson (1, 2, 3) cuenca del Panuco FOUQUIERIACEAE ar Fouquieria splendens JB Zonas aridas del Engelm.
89, 282) Fouquieriaceae Fouquieria splendens Engelm.