Gesneriaceae

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

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 3 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Gesneriaceae (rights holder: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany) © Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany

African Violet Family

The Gesneriaceae are a mid-sized to large plant family comprisingapproximately 2500-3500 species in 120-135 genera, distributedprimarily in the tropics with a few temperate species in Europe, China and Japan. The majority of species are herbaceous perennials, but they also can be annuals, shrubs, lianas, and trees. Many species (20%) are epiphytic, and the Gesneriaceae ranks among the top ten pl... Text © James F. Smith

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Definition
Genera
Taxonomic Completion
1.83%
3 of 164 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
b8d344e1-2127-4914-b229-ec8828fbf862
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility