Compositae

Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Distribution
Compositae (rights holder: Mary Keim) © Mary Keim

Daisy Family

The Asteraceae (Compositae, alternate name) with its approximately 1,620 genera and more than 23,600 species is the largest family of flowering plants (Stevens, 2001). The family is distributed worldwide except for Antarctica but is especially diverse in the tropical and subtropical regions of North America, the Andes, eastern Brazil, southern Africa, the Mediterranean region, central Asia, and s... Text © Jose L. Panero, Bonnie S. Crozier

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility