THREE-LETTER FAMILY ACRONYMS FOR VASCULAR PLANTS

Neil Snow, Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 10 November 2009 This listing of acronyms is based primarily on the Bibliography at the bottom. Once again, I thank the Colorado Native Plant Society (and Al Schneider, webmaster) for posting it on their website.

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PLANT FAMILIES AND THEIR ACRONYMS
Abolbodaceae Acanthaceae Aceraceae Achariaceae Achatocarpaceae Acoraceae Actinidiaceae Actiniopteridaceae Adiantaceae Adoxaceae Aesculaceae Aextoxicaceae Agapanthaceae Agavaceae Agdestidaceae Aitoniaceae Aizoaceae Akaniaceae Alangiaceae Alismataceae Alliaceae Aloaceae Alseuosmiaceae Alsinaceae Alstroemeriaceae Altingiaceae Alzateaceae Amaranthaceae Amaryllidaceae Amborellaceae Ambrosiaceae Amygdalaceae Anacampserotaceae Anacardiaceae Anarthriaceae Ancistrocladaceae Androstachyaceae Anemarrhenaceae Anemiaceae Angiopteridaceae Anisophylleaceae ABB ACA ACE ACH AHT ACO ACT ACP ADI ADX AES AEX AGP AGA AGD AIT AIZ AKA ALG ALI ALL ALO ASM ASN ALS ALT ALZ AMA AML ABL AMB AMY ACM ANA ANR ANC AND ANE ANM ANG ANS Annonaceae Anomochloaceae Anthericaceae Antoniaceae Aphanopetalaceae Aphloiaceae Aphyllanthaceae Apiaceae Apocynaceae Apodanthaceae Aponogetonaceae Apostasiaceae Aptandraceae Aquifoliaceae Araceae Araliaceae Aralidiaceae Araucariaceae Arecaceae Argophyllaceae Aristolochiaceae Asclepiadaceae Asparagaceae Asphodelaceae Aspidiaceae Aspleniaceae Asteliaceae Asteraceae Asteranthaceae Asteropeiaceae Atherospermataceae Athyriaceae Aucubaceae Austrobaileyaceae Averrhoaceae Avicenniaceae Azollaceae Balanitaceae Balanopaceae Balanophoraceae Balsaminaceae ANN AMO ATH ANT APN APL APH API APO APD APG APS APT AQF ARA ARL ARD ARU ARE ARG ARS ASC ASG ASP ASD ASL ATL AST ASR APE ATS ATY AUC AUS AVE AVI AZL BLT BLN BNP BLS Barbeuiaceae Barbeyaceae Barclayaceae Barringtoniaceae Basellaceae Bataceae Baueraceae Begoniaceae Behniaceae Berberidaceae Berberidopsidaceae Betulaceae Biebersteiniaceae Bignoniaceae Bischofiaceae Bixaceae Blandfordiaceae Blechnaceae Blepharocaryaceae Boerlagellaceae Bombacaceae Bonnetiaceae Boraginaceae Boryaceae Botrychiaceae Boweniaceae Brassicaceae Bretschneideraceae Brexiaceae Bromeliaceae Brownlowiaceae Brunelliaceae Bruniaceae Brunoniaceae Buddlejaceae Burmanniaceae Burseraceae Butomaceae Buxaceae Byblidaceae Byttneriaceae BBU BRB BCL BRR BAS BAT BAU BEG BEH BER BBD BET BBS BIG BIS BIX BLA BLE BPC BRL BOM BON BOR BRY BTR BOW BRA BRT BRX BML BRW BNL BNI BNN BUD BMN BRS BUT BUX BYB BYT

Cabombaceae Cactaceae Caesalpiniaceae Calceolariaceae Callitrichaceae Calochortaceae Calophyllaceae Calycanthaceae Calyceraceae Campanulaceae Campynemataceae Canellaceae Cannabaceae Cannaceae Canotiaceae Capparaceae Caprifoliaceae Cardiopteridaceae Caricaceae Carlemanniaceae Carpinaceae Carpodetaceae Cartonemataceae Caryocaraceae Caryophyllaceae Cassythaceae Casuarinaceae Cecropiaceae Celastraceae Celtidaceae Centrolepidaceae Centroplacaceae Cephalotaceae Cephalotaxaceae Ceratophyllaceae Cercidiphyllaceae Cheiropleuriaceae Chenopodiaceae Chloanthaceae Chloranthaceae Christenseniaceae Chrysobalanaceae Cibotiaceae Cichoriaceae Circaeasteraceae Cistaceae Cleomaceae Clethraceae Clusiaceae Cneoraceae Cobaeaceae

CAB CAC CSL CLI CLL CCT CLP CAL CLC CAM CPM CNL CAN CNA CNT CPP CPR CRP CRC CLM CPN CAR CRT CCR CRY CSS CAS CEC CEL CLT CEN CTR CPH CTX CTP CDP CHI CHN CLO CLR CHR CHB CIB CIC CIR CIS CMC CLE CLU CNR COB

Cochlospermaceae Colchicaceae Columelliaceae Combretaceae Commelinaceae Compositae Connaraceae Convallariaceae Convolvulaceae Coptaceae Cordiaceae Coriariaceae Coridaceae Cornaceae Corsiaceae Corylaceae Corynocarpaceae Costaceae Crassulaceae Croomiaceae Crossosomataceae Cruciferae Crypteroniaceae Cryptogrammaceae Ctenolophonaceae Cucurbitaceae Culcitaceae Cunoniaceae Cupressaceae Curtisiaceae Cuscutaceae Cyanastraceae Cyatheaceae Cycadaceae Cyclanthaceae Cyclocheilaceae Cymodoceaceae Cynomoriaceae Cyperaceae Cypripediaceae Cyrillaceae Cytinaceae Danaeaceae Daphniphyllaceae Dasypogonaceae Datiscaceae Davalliaceae Davidiaceae Davidsoniaceae Degeneriaceae Dennstaedtiaceae

CCH CHC COL CMB CMM CMP CNN CVL CNV COP CRD CRR COD COR COS CRL CNC COT CRS CRM CRO CRU CPT CRG CTL CUC CUL CUN CUP CUR CUS CYN CTH CCD CYC CCC CYM CNM CYP CPD CYR CYT DAN DPH DAS DAT DAV DVD DVS DEG DST

Desfontainiaceae Dialypetalanthaceae Diapensiaceae Dichapetalaceae Dichondraceae Dicksoniaceae Diclidantheraceae Dicrastylidaceae Didiereaceae Didymelaceae Diegodendraceae Diervillaceae Dilleniaceae Dioncophyllaceae Dioscoreaceae Dipentodontaceae Dipsacaceae Dipteridaceae Dipterocarpaceae Dirachmaceae Dodonaeaceae Donatiaceae Doryanthaceae Dracaenaceae Droseraceae Drosophyllaceae Dryopteridaceae Duckeodendraceae Dulongiaceae Durionaceae Ebenaceae Ecdeiocoleaceae Ehretiaceae Elaeagnaceae Elaeocarpaceae Elaphoglossaceae Elatinaceae Elodeaceae Emblingiaceae Empetraceae Epacridaceae Ephedraceae Equisetaceae Eremolepidaceae Eremosynaceae Ericaceae Eriocaulaceae Eriospermaceae Erythropalaceae Erythroxylaceae Escalloniaceae

DSF DLP DIA DCH DCO DCK DCL DCR DID DDM DGD DIE DLL DON DSC DPN DPS DPT DPC DCM DOD DNT DOR DRC DRS DRO DRY DUK DUL DUR EBN ECD EHR ELE ELC ELP ELT ELO EMB EMP EPC EPH EQU ERE ERM ERI ERO ERS ERP ERX ESC

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Eucommiaceae Eucryphiaceae Euphorbiaceae Euphroniaceae Eupomatiaceae Eupteleaceae Euryalaceae Fabaceae Fagaceae Ficoidaceae Flacourtiaceae Flagellariaceae Flindersiaceae Foetidiaceae Fouquieriaceae Francoaceae Frankeniaceae Fumariaceae Garryaceae Geissolomataceae Gelsemiaceae Gentianaceae Geosiridaceae Geraniaceae Gerrardinaceae Gesneriaceae Ginkgoaceae Gisekiaceae Glaucidiaceae Gleicheniaceae Globulariaceae Gnetaceae Goetzeaceae Gomortegaceae Gonystylaceae Goodeniaceae Goupiaceae Gramineae Grammitidaceae Greyiaceae Griseliniaceae Grossulariaceae Grubbiaceae Guamatelaceae Gunneraceae Guttiferae Gymnogrammitidaceae Gyrostemonaceae Haemodoraceae Halesiaceae Halophytaceae

ECM ECR EUP EPR EPM EPT EUR FAB FAG FIC FLC FLG FLN FOE FOQ FCO FNK FUM GAR GSL GEL GEN GEO GER GRR GSN GNK GIS GCD GLC GLB GNE GTZ GOM GNS GOD GOU GRM GMM GRY GRI GRS GRB GUA GNN GUT GGR GYR HAE HLS HPH

Haloragaceae Hamamelidaceae Hanguanaceae Haptanthaceae Hectorellaceae Heliconiaceae Heliotropiaceae Helleboraceae Helminthostachyaceae Helwingiaceae Hemerocallidaceae Hemionitidaceae Henriqueziaceae Hernandiaceae Herreriaceae Hesperocallidaceae Heteropyxidaceae Himantandraceae Hippocastanaceae Hippocrateaceae Hippuridaceae Hoplestigmataceae Hostaceae Huaceae Hugoniaceae Humbertiaceae Humiriaceae Huperziaceae Hyacinthaceae Hydatellaceae Hydnoraceae Hydrangeaceae Hydrastidaceae Hydrocaryaceae Hydrocharitaceae Hydrocotylaceae Hydroleaceae Hydrophyllaceae Hydrostachyaceae Hymenophyllaceae Hymenophyllopsidaceae Hypecoaceae Hypericaceae Hypolepidaceae Hypoxidaceae Hypseocharitaceae Icacinaceae Ilicaceae Illecebraceae Illiciaceae Iridaceae

HAL HAM HNG HAP HCT HLC HLT HEL HLM HLW HMR HEM HRQ HRN HRR HSP HTP HMT HCS HPC HPU HPT HOS HUA HUG HMB HOU HUP HYA HYT HDN HDR HDS HCY HDC HCO HDL HYD HST HMP HPS HYC HYP HPL HPX HSC ICC ILI ICB ILC IRI

Irvingiaceae Isoetaceae Iteaceae Ixerbaceae Ixioliriaceae Ixonanthaceae Japonoliriaceae Johnsoniaceae Joinvilleaceae Juglandaceae Julianiaceae Juncaceae Juncaginaceae Kaliphoraceae Kaulfussiaceae Kingdoniaceae Kirkiaceae Koeberliniaceae Krameriaceae Labiatae Lacistemataceae Lactoridaceae Lamiaceae Lanariaceae Lardizabalaceae Lauraceae Laxmanniaceae Lecythidaceae Ledocarpaceae Leeaceae Leguminosae Leitneriaceae Lemnaceae Lennoaceae Lentibulariaceae Leonticaceae Lepidobotryaceae Leptaulaceae Lepuropetalaceae Lilaeaceae Liliaceae Limeaceae Limnanthaceae Limnocharitaceae Limoniaceae Linaceae Linderniaceae Lindsaeaceae Linnaeaceae Lissocarpaceae Loasaceae

IRV ISO ITE IXR IXI IXO JAP JHN JNV JUG JUL JUN JCG KLP KLF KGD KRK KBL KRM LAB LCS LCT LAM LAN LAR LAU LAX LCY LDC LEE LEG LTN LMN LNN LNT LEO LPB LEP LPR LLA LIL LME LIM LMC LMO LIN LDR LND LNA LSS LOA

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Lobeliaceae Loganiaceae Lophiocarpaceae Lomariopsidaceae Lophiraceae Lophopyxidaceae Lophosoriaceae Loranthaceae Lowiaceae Loxogrammaceae Loxomataceae Loxosomataceae Luzuriagaceae Lycopodiaceae Lygodiaceae Lythraceae Mackinlayaceae Maesaceae Magnoliaceae Malaceae Malesherbiaceae Malpighiaceae Malvaceae Marantaceae Marattiaceae Marcgraviaceae Marsileaceae Martyniaceae Mastixiaceae Matoniaceae Maundiaceae Mayacaceae Medusagynaceae Medusandraceae Melanophyllaceae Melanthiaceae Melastomataceae Meliaceae Melianthaceae Meliosmaceae Memecylaceae Mendonciaceae Menispermaceae Menthaceae Menyanthaceae Mesembryanthemaceae Mespilaceae Metaxyaceae Metteniusaceae Mimosaceae Misodendraceae

LOB LOG LOP LOM LPI LPX LPH LOR LOW LOX LXM LXS LUZ LYC LYG LYT MCK MAE MAG MAL MLH MLP MLV MRN MTT MRC MSL MAR MSX MAT MAU MAY MDG MDA MLA MLN MLS MEL MTH MLO MMC MND MNS MEN MNY MSM MSP MTX MET MIM MIS

Mitrastemonaceae Molluginaceae Monachosoraceae Monimiaceae Monotropaceae Montiaceae Montiniaceae Moraceae Morinaceae Moringaceae Muntingiaceae Musaceae Myodocarpaceae Myoporaceae Myricaceae Myriophyllaceae Myristicaceae Myrothamnaceae Myrsinaceae Myrtaceae Myzodendraceae Najadaceae Nandinaceae Napoleonaeaceae Nartheciaceae Naucleaceae Negripteridaceae Nelumbonaceae Nepenthaceae Nephrolepidaceae Nesogenaceae Neumanniaceae Neuradaceae Nitrariaceae Nolanaceae Nolinaceae Nothofagaceae Nyctaginaceae Nymphaeaceae Nypaceae Nyssaceae Ochnaceae Octoknemaceae Olacaceae Oleaceae Oleandraceae Oliniaceae Onagraceae Oncothecaceae Onocleaceae Ophioglossaceae

MTR MOL MCS MNM MNT MON MTN MOR MNA MRG MUN MUS MYD MYO MYR MPH MYS MTM MRS MRT MYZ NAJ NAN NAP NAR NAU NEG NEL NEP NPG NES NMN NRD NIT NOL NLN NTF NYC NYM NYP NYS OCH OCT OLC OLE OLN OLI ONA ONC ONO OPH

Opiliaceae Orchidaceae Orobanchaceae Osmundaceae Oxalidaceae Paeoniaceae Palmae Pandaceae Pandanaceae Papaveraceae Papilionaceae Paracryphiaceae Parkeriaceae Parnassiaceae Passifloraceae Paulowniaceae Pedaliaceae Peganaceae Pellicieraceae Penaeaceae Pennantiaceae Pentadiplandraceae Pentapetaceae Pentaphragmataceae Pentaphylacaceae Penthoraceae Peperomiaceae Peraceae Peridiscaceae Periplocaceae Petermanniaceae Petiveriaceae Petrosaviaceae Phellinaceae Philadelphaceae Philesiaceae Philydraceae Phormiaceae Phrymaceae Phyllanthaceae Phyllocladaceae Phyllonomaceae Physenaceae Phytolaccaceae Picramniaceae Picrodendraceae Pinaceae Piperaceae Pistaciaceae Pittosporaceae Plagiogyriaceae

OPI ORC ORO OSM OXL PAE PAL PDA PND PAP PPL PCP PRK PAR PAS PAU PED PEG PEL PNA PNN PNT PEN PTP PHC PTH PEP PER PRD PRP PTM PTV PSV PLN PHD PLS PHL PHO PHR PLL PCL PHN PHY PHT PIC PCR PIN PIP PIS PIT PGY

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Plagiopteraceae Plantaginaceae Platanaceae Platyzomataceae Plocospermataceae Plumbaginaceae Poaceae Podoaceae Podocarpaceae Podophyllaceae Podostemaceae Polemoniaceae Polygalaceae Polygonaceae Polyosmaceae Polypodiaceae Pontederiaceae Populaceae Portulacaceae Posidoniaceae Potaliaceae Potamogetonaceae Pottingeriaceae Primulaceae Prioniaceae Proteaceae Psilotaceae Psiloxylaceae Ptaeroxylaceae Pteleocarpaceae Pteridaceae Pteridophyllaceae Pterostemonaceae Punicaceae Putranjivaceae Pyrolaceae Quiinaceae Quillajaceae Quintiniaceae Rafflesiaceae Ranunculaceae Rapateaceae Resedaceae Restionaceae Retziaceae Rhabdodendraceae Rhamnaceae Rhizophoraceae Rhodoleiaceae Rhoipteleaceae Rhopalocarpaceae

PGP PTG PLT PTZ PLO PLB POA POD PDC PDP PDS PLM PGL PLG POL PLP PON POP POR POS PTL POT PTT PRM PRI PRT PSL PSX PTX PTE PTR PPH PTS PUN PUT PYR QII QLJ QNT RAF RAN RPT RSD RST RTZ RHB RHM RHZ RHD RHP RPL

Rhynchocalycaceae Ripogonaceae Roridulaceae Rosaceae Rousseaceae Rubiaceae Ruppiaceae Ruscaceae Rutaceae Sabiaceae Saccolomataceae Salicaceae Salvadoraceae Salviniaceae Sambucaceae Samolaceae Samydaceae Saniculaceae Santalaceae Sapindaceae Sapotaceae Sarcobataceae Sarcolaenaceae Sarcospermataceae Sargentodoxaceae Sarraceniaceae Saurauiaceae Saururaceae Saxifragaceae Scheuchzeriaceae Schisandraceae Schizaeaceae Schlegeliaceae Schoepfiaceae Sciadopityaceae Scrophulariaceae Scyphostegiaceae Scytopetalaceae Selaginellaceae Setchellanthaceae Simaroubaceae Simmondsiaceae Sinopteridaceae Siparunaceae Siphonodontaceae Sladeniaceae Smilacaceae Solanaceae Sonneratiaceae Sparganiaceae Sparrmanniaceae

RNC RIP RRD ROS ROU RUB RUP RUS RUT SAB SCC SAL SLV SVN SMB SMO SAM SNC SAN SAP SPT SRB SRC SSP SRG SAR SRA SRR SAX SZR SCS SCZ SCH SPF SCI SCR SST SCT SEL SET SMR SMM SIN SIP SPD SLD SML SOL SNN SPG SPR

Sphaerosepalaceae Sphenocleaceae Sphenostemonaceae Spigeliaceae Spiraeaceae Stachyuraceae Stackhousiaceae Stangeriaceae Staphyleaceae Stegnospermataceae Stemonaceae Stemonuraceae Stenomeridaceae Sterculiaceae Stilaginaceae Stilbaceae Stixaceae Strasburgeriaceae Strelitziaceae Streptochaetaceae Stromatopteridaceae Strychnaceae Stylidiaceae Stylobasiaceae Stylocerataceae Styracaceae Surianaceae Symphoremataceae Symplocaceae Taccaceae Taenitidaceae Talinaceae Tamaricaceae Tapisciaceae Taxaceae Taxodiaceae Tecophilaeaceae Tectariaceae Tepuianthaceae Ternstroemiaceae Tetracarpaeaceae Tetracentraceae Tetrachondraceae Tetradiclidaceae Tetragoniaceae Tetramelaceae Tetrameristaceae Thalictraceae Theaceae Theligonaceae Thelypteridaceae

SPS SPC SPH SGL SPI STC STK SNG STP STG STM STO STN STR SGN STL STX STS SRZ SEP STT SRY SYD SLB SLC STY SUR SRM SYM TAC TAE TAL TAM TAP TAX TXO TEC TCT TEP TRN TCA TTR TTC TDC TTG TTM TMR THA TEA THG THL

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Themidaceae Theophrastaceae Thomandersiaceae Thunbergiaceae Thurniaceae Thymelaeaceae Thyrsopteridaceae Ticodendraceae Tiliaceae Tmesipteridaceae Tofieldiaceae Torricelliaceae Tovariaceae Trapaceae Trapellaceae Tremandraceae Tribelaceae Trichomanaceae Trichopodaceae Trigoniaceae Trilliaceae Trimeniaceae Triplostegiaceae Tristichaceae Triuridaceae Trochodendraceae Tropaeolaceae Turneraceae Typhaceae Ulmaceae Umbelliferae Urticaceae Uvulariaceae Vacciniaceae Vahliaceae Valerianaceae Velloziaceae Verbenaceae Veronicaceae Violaceae Virburnaceae Viscaceae Vitaceae Vittariaceae Vivianiaceae Vochysiaceae Wellstediaceae Welwitschiaceae Winteraceae Woodsiaceae Xanthophyllaceae

THE TEO THO THN THU THY THR TIC TIL TMS TOF TOR TOV TRA TPL TMD TRB TCM TCH TRG TRL TRM TPS TRS TRI TRC TRP TNR TYP ULM UMB URT UVU VAC VHL VAL VLL VRB VER VIO VIB VIS VIT VTT VIV VOC WLS WLW WIN WDS XPH

Xanthorrhoeaceae Xeronemataceae Xyridaceae Zamiaceae Zannichelliaceae Zingiberaceae Zosteraceae Zygophyllaceae

XAN XER XYR ZAM ZAN ZIN ZOS ZYG

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ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THREE-LETTER PLANT FAMILY ACRONYMS AND THEIR FAMILIES
ABB ABL ACA ACE ACH ACM ACO ACP ACT ADI ADX AES AEX AGA AGD AGP AHT AIT AIZ AKA ALG ALI ALL ALO ALS ALT ALZ AMA AMB AML AMO AMY ANA ANC AND ANE ANG ANM ANN ANR ANS ANT APD APE APG APH API APL Abolbodaceae Amborellaceae Acanthaceae Aceraceae Achariaceae Anacampserotaceae Acoraceae Actiniopteridaceae Actinidiaceae Adiantaceae Adoxaceae Aesculaceae Aextoxicaceae Agavaceae Agdestidaceae Agapanthaceae Achatocarpaceae Aitoniaceae Aizoaceae Akaniaceae Alangiaceae Alismataceae Alliaceae Aloaceae Alstroemeriaceae Altingiaceae Alzateaceae Amaranthaceae Ambrosiaceae Amaryllidaceae Anomochloaceae Amygdalaceae Anacardiaceae Ancistrocladaceae Androstachyaceae Anemarrhenaceae Angiopteridaceae Anemiaceae Annonaceae Anarthriaceae Anisophylleaceae Antoniaceae Apodanthaceae Asteropeiaceae Aponogetonaceae Aphyllanthaceae Apiaceae Aphloiaceae APN APO APS APT AQF ARA ARD ARE ARG ARL ARS ARU ASC ASD ASG ASL ASM ASN ASP ASR AST ATH ATL ATS ATY AUC AUS AVE AVI AZL BAS BAT BAU BBD BBS BBU BCL BEG BEH BER BET BIG BIS BIX BLA BLE BLN BLS Aphanopetalaceae Apocynaceae Apostasiaceae Aptandraceae Aquifoliaceae Araceae Aralidiaceae Arecaceae Argophyllaceae Araliaceae Aristolochiaceae Araucariaceae Asclepiadaceae Aspidiaceae Asparagaceae Aspleniaceae Alseuosmiaceae Alsinaceae Asphodelaceae Asteranthaceae Asteraceae Anthericaceae Asteliaceae Atherospermataceae Athyriaceae Aucubaceae Austrobaileyaceae Averrhoaceae Avicenniaceae Azollaceae Basellaceae Bataceae Baueraceae Berberidopsidaceae Biebersteiniaceae Barbeuiaceae Barclayaceae Begoniaceae Behniaceae Berberidaceae Betulaceae Bignoniaceae Bischofiaceae Bixaceae Blandfordiaceae Blechnaceae Balanopaceae Balsaminaceae BLT BML BMN BNI BNL BNN BNP BOM BON BOR BOW BPC BRA BRB BRL BRR BRS BRT BRW BRX BRY BTR BUD BUT BUX BYB BYT CAB CAC CAL CAM CAN CAR CAS CCC CCD CCH CCR CCT CDP CEC CEL CEN CHB CHC CHI CHN CHR Balanitaceae Bromeliaceae Burmanniaceae Bruniaceae Brunelliaceae Brunoniaceae Balanophoraceae Bombacaceae Bonnetiaceae Boraginaceae Boweniaceae Blepharocaryaceae Brassicaceae Barbeyaceae Boerlagellaceae Barringtoniaceae Burseraceae Bretschneideraceae Brownlowiaceae Brexiaceae Boryaceae Botrychiaceae Buddlejaceae Butomaceae Buxaceae Byblidaceae Byttneriaceae Cabombaceae Cactaceae Calycanthaceae Campanulaceae Cannabaceae Carpodetaceae Casuarinaceae Cyclocheilaceae Cycadaceae Cochlospermaceae Caryocaraceae Calochortaceae Cercidiphyllaceae Cecropiaceae Celastraceae Centrolepidaceae Chrysobalanaceae Colchicaceae Cheiropleuriaceae Chenopodiaceae Christenseniaceae

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CIB CIC CIR CIS CLC CLE CLI CLL CLM CLO CLP CLR CLT CLU CMB CMC CMM CMP CNA CNC CNL CNM CNN CNR CNT CNV COB COD COL COP COR COS COT CPD CPH CPM CPN CPP CPR CPT CRC CRD CRG CRL CRM CRO CRP CRR CRS CRT

Cibotiaceae Cichoriaceae Circaeasteraceae Cistaceae Calyceraceae Clethraceae Calceolariaceae Callitrichaceae Carlemanniaceae Chloanthaceae Calophyllaceae Chloranthaceae Celtidaceae Clusiaceae Combretaceae Cleomaceae Commelinaceae Compositae Cannaceae Corynocarpaceae Canellaceae Cynomoriaceae Connaraceae Cneoraceae Canotiaceae Convolvulaceae Cobaeaceae Coridaceae Columelliaceae Coptaceae Cornaceae Corsiaceae Costaceae Cypripediaceae Cephalotaceae Campynemataceae Carpinaceae Capparaceae [= Capparidaceae] Caprifoliaceae Crypteroniaceae Caricaceae Cordiaceae Cryptogrammaceae Corylaceae Croomiaceae Crossosomataceae Cardiopteridaceae Coriariaceae Crassulaceae Cartonemataceae

CRU CRY CSL CSS CTH CTL CTP CTR CTX CUC CUL CUN CUP CUR CUS CVL CYC CYM CYN CYP CYR CYT DAN DAS DAT DAV DCH DCK DCL DCM DCO DCR DDM DEG DGD DIA DID DIE DLL DLP DNT DOD DON DOR DPC DPH DPN DPS DPT DRC DRO

Cruciferae Caryophyllaceae Caesalpiniaceae Cassythaceae Cyatheaceae Ctenolophonaceae Ceratophyllaceae Centroplacaceae Cephalotaxaceae Cucurbitaceae Culcitaceae Cunoniaceae Cupressaceae Curtisiaceae Cuscutaceae Convallariaceae Cyclanthaceae Cymodoceaceae Cyanastraceae Cyperaceae Cyrillaceae Cytinaceae Danaeaceae Dasypogonaceae Datiscaceae Davalliaceae Dichapetalaceae Dicksoniaceae Diclidantheraceae Dirachmaceae Dichondraceae Dicrastylidaceae Didymelaceae Degeneriaceae Diegodendraceae Diapensiaceae Didiereaceae Diervillaceae Dilleniaceae Dialypetalanthaceae Donatiaceae Dodonaeaceae Dioncophyllaceae Doryanthaceae Dipterocarpaceae Daphniphyllaceae Dipentodontaceae Dipsacaceae Dipteridaceae Dracaenaceae Drosophyllaceae

DRS DRY DSC DSF DST DUK DUL DUR DVD DVS EBN ECD ECM ECR EHR ELC ELE ELO ELP ELT EMB EMP EPC EPH EPM EPR EPT EQU ERE ERI ERM ERO ERP ERS ERX ESC EUP EUR FAB FAG FCO FIC FLC FLG FLN FNK FOE FOQ FUM GAR GCD

Droseraceae Dryopteridaceae Dioscoreaceae Desfontainiaceae Dennstaedtiaceae Duckeodendraceae Dulongiaceae Durionaceae Davidiaceae Davidsoniaceae Ebenaceae Ecdeiocoleaceae Eucommiaceae Eucryphiaceae Ehretiaceae Elaeocarpaceae Elaeagnaceae Elodeaceae Elaphoglossaceae Elatinaceae Emblingiaceae Empetraceae Epacridaceae Ephedraceae Eupomatiaceae Euphroniaceae Eupteleaceae Equisetaceae Eremolepidaceae Ericaceae Eremosynaceae Eriocaulaceae Erythropalaceae Eriospermaceae Erythroxylaceae Escalloniaceae Euphorbiaceae Euryalaceae Fabaceae Fagaceae Francoaceae Ficoidaceae Flacourtiaceae Flagellariaceae Flindersiaceae Frankeniaceae Foetidiaceae Fouquieriaceae Fumariaceae Garryaceae Glaucidiaceae

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GEL Gelsemiaceae GEN Gentianaceae GEO Geosiridaceae GER Geraniaceae GGR Gymnogrammitidaceae GIS Gisekiaceae GLB Globulariaceae GLC Gleicheniaceae GMM Grammitidaceae GNE Gnetaceae GNK Ginkgoaceae GNN Gunneraceae GNS Gonystylaceae GOD Goodeniaceae GOM Gomortegaceae GOU Goupiaceae GRB Grubbiaceae GRI Griseliniaceae GRM Gramineae GRR Gerrardinaceae GRS Grossulariaceae GRY Greyiaceae GSL Geissolomataceae GSN Gesneriaceae GTZ Goetzeaceae GUA Guamatelaceae GUT Guttiferae GYR Gyrostemonaceae HAE Haemodoraceae HAL Haloragaceae HAM Hamamelidaceae HAP Haptanthaceae HCO Hydrocotylaceae HCS Hippocastanaceae HCT Hectorellaceae HCY Hydrocaryaceae HDC Hydrocharitaceae HDL Hydroleaceae HDN Hydnoraceae HDR Hydrangeaceae HDS Hydrastidaceae HEL Helleboraceae HEM Hemionitidaceae HLC Heliconiaceae HLMHelminthostachyaceae HLS Halesiaceae HLT Heliotropiaceae HLW Helwingiaceae HMB Humbertiaceae HMP Hymenophyllaceae HMR Hemerocallidaceae

HMT HNG HOS HOU HPC HPH HPL HPS HPT HPU HPX HRN HRQ HRR HSC HSP HST HTP HUA HUG HUP HYA HYC HYD HYP HYT ICB ICC ILC ILI IRI IRV ISO ITE IXI IXO IXR JAP JCG JHN JNV JUG JUL JUN KBL KGD KLF KLP KRK KRM LAB

Himantandraceae Hanguanaceae Hostaceae Humiriaceae Hippocrateaceae Halophytaceae Hypolepidaceae Hymenophyllopsidaceae Hoplestigmataceae Hippuridaceae Hypoxidaceae Hernandiaceae Henriqueziaceae Herreriaceae Hypseocharitaceae Hesperocallidaceae Hydrostachyaceae Heteropyxidaceae Huaceae Hugoniaceae Huperziaceae Hyacinthaceae Hypecoaceae Hydrophyllaceae Hypericaceae Hydatellaceae Illecebraceae Icacinaceae Illiciaceae Ilicaceae Iridaceae Irvingiaceae Isoetaceae Iteaceae Ixioliriaceae Ixonanthaceae Ixerbaceae Japonoliriaceae Juncaginaceae Johnsoniaceae Joinvilleaceae Juglandaceae Julianiaceae Juncaceae Koeberliniaceae Kingdoniaceae Kaulfussiaceae Kaliphoraceae Kirkiaceae Krameriaceae Labiatae

LAM LAN LAR LAU LAX LCS LCT LCY LDC LDR LEE LEG LEO LEP LIL LIM LIN LLA LMC LME LMN LMO LNA LND LNN LNT LOA LOB LOG LOM LOP LOR LOW LOX LPB LPH LPI LPR LPX LSS LTN LUZ LXM LXS LYC LYG LYT MAE MAG MAL MAR

Lamiaceae Lanariaceae Lardizabalaceae Lauraceae Laxmanniaceae Lacistemataceae Lactoridaceae Lecythidaceae Ledocarpaceae Linderniaceae Leeaceae Leguminosae Leonticaceae Leptaulaceae Liliaceae Limnanthaceae Linaceae Lilaeaceae Limnocharitaceae Limeaceae Lemnaceae Limoniaceae Linnaeaceae Lindsaeaceae Lennoaceae Lentibulariaceae Loasaceae Lobeliaceae Loganiaceae Lomariopsidaceae Lophiocarpaceae Loranthaceae Lowiaceae Loxogrammaceae Lepidobotryaceae Lophosoriaceae Lophiraceae Lepuropetalaceae Lophopyxidaceae Lissocarpaceae Leitneriaceae Luzuriagaceae Loxomataceae Loxosomataceae Lycopodiaceae Lygodiaceae Lythraceae Maesaceae Magnoliaceae Malaceae Martyniaceae

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MAT MAU MAY MCK MCS MDA MDG MEL MEN MET MIM MIS MLA MLH MLN MLO MLP MLS MLV MMC MNA MND MNM MNS MNT MNY MOL MON MOR MPH MRC MRG MRN MRS MRT MSL MSM MSP MSX MTH MTM MTN MTR MTT MTX MUN MUS MYD MYO MYR MYS

Matoniaceae Maundiaceae Mayacaceae Mackinlayaceae Monachosoraceae Medusandraceae Medusagynaceae Meliaceae Menthaceae Metteniusaceae Mimosaceae Misodendraceae Melanophyllaceae Malesherbiaceae Melanthiaceae Meliosmaceae Malpighiaceae Melastomataceae Malvaceae Memecylaceae Morinaceae Mendonciaceae Monimiaceae Menispermaceae Monotropaceae Menyanthaceae Molluginaceae Montiaceae Moraceae Myriophyllaceae Marcgraviaceae Moringaceae Marantaceae Myrsinaceae Myrtaceae Marsileaceae Mesembryanthemaceae Mespilaceae Mastixiaceae Melianthaceae Myrothamnaceae Montiniaceae Mitrastemonaceae Marattiaceae Metaxyaceae Muntingiaceae Musaceae Myodocarpaceae Myoporaceae Myricaceae Myristicaceae

MYZ NAJ NAN NAP NAR NAU NEG NEL NEP NES NIT NLN NMN NOL NPH NRD NTF NYC NYM NYP NYS OCH OCT OLC OLE OLI OLN ONA ONC ONO OPH OPI ORC ORO OSM OXL PAE PAL PAP PAR PAS PAU PCL PCP PCR PDA PDC PDP PDS PED PEG

Myzodendraceae Najadaceae Nandinaceae Napoleonaeaceae Nartheciaceae Naucleaceae Negripteridaceae Nelumbonaceae Nepenthaceae Nesogenaceae Nitrariaceae Nolinaceae Neumanniaceae Nolanaceae Nephrolepidaceae Neuradaceae Nothofagaceae Nyctaginaceae Nymphaeaceae Nypaceae Nyssaceae Ochnaceae Octoknemaceae Olacaceae Oleaceae Oliniaceae Oleandraceae Onagraceae Oncothecaceae Onocleaceae Ophioglossaceae Opiliaceae Orchidaceae Orobanchaceae Osmundaceae Oxalidaceae Paeoniaceae Palmae Papaveraceae Parnassiaceae Passifloraceae Paulowniaceae Phyllocladaceae Paracryphiaceae Picrodendraceae Pandaceae Podocarpaceae Podophyllaceae Podostemaceae Pedaliaceae Peganaceae

PEL PEN PEP PER PGL PGP PGY PHC PHD PHL PHN PHO PHR PHT PHY PIC PIN PIP PIS PIT PLB PLG PLL PLM PLN PLO PLP PLS PLT PNA PND PNN PNT POA POD POL PON POP POR POS POT PPH PPL PRD PRI PRK PRM PRP PRT PSL PSV

Pellicieraceae Pentapetaceae Peperomiaceae Peraceae Polygalaceae Plagiopteraceae Plagiogyriaceae Pentaphylacaceae Philadelphaceae Philydraceae Phyllonomaceae Phormiaceae Phrymaceae Phytolaccaceae Physenaceae Picramniaceae Pinaceae Piperaceae Pistaciaceae Pittosporaceae Plumbaginaceae Polygonaceae Phyllanthaceae Polemoniaceae Phellinaceae Plocospermataceae Polypodiaceae Philesiaceae Platanaceae Penaeaceae Pandanaceae Pennantiaceae Pentadiplandraceae Poaceae Podoaceae Polyosmaceae Pontederiaceae Populaceae Portulacaceae Posidoniaceae Potamogetonaceae Pteridophyllaceae Papilionaceae Peridiscaceae Prioniaceae Parkeriaceae Primulaceae Periplocaceae Proteaceae Psilotaceae Petrosaviaceae

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PSX PTE PTG PTH PTL PTM PTP PTR PTS PTT PTV PTX PTZ PUN PUT PYR QII QLJ QNT RAF RAN RHB RHD RHM RHP RHZ RIP RNC ROS ROU RPL RPT RRD RSD RST RTZ RUB RUP RUS RUT SAB SAL SAM SAN SAP SAR SAX SCC SCH SCI

Psiloxylaceae Pteleocarpaceae Plantaginaceae Penthoraceae Potaliaceae Petermanniaceae Pentaphragmataceae Pteridaceae Pterostemonaceae Pottingeriaceae Petiveriaceae Ptaeroxylaceae Platyzomataceae Punicaceae Putranjivaceae Pyrolaceae Quiinaceae Quillajaceae Quintiniaceae Rafflesiaceae Ranunculaceae Rhabdodendraceae Rhodoleiaceae Rhamnaceae Rhoipteleaceae Rhizophoraceae Ripogonaceae [=Rhipogonaceae] Rhynchocalycaceae Rosaceae Rousseaceae Rhopalocarpaceae Rapateaceae Roridulaceae Resedaceae Restionaceae Retziaceae Rubiaceae Ruppiaceae Ruscaceae Rutaceae Sabiaceae Salicaceae Samydaceae Santalaceae Sapindaceae Sarraceniaceae Saxifragaceae Saccolomataceae Schlegeliaceae Sciadopityaceae

SCR SCS SCT SCZ SEL SEP SET SGL SGN SIN SIP SLB SLC SLD SLV SMB SML SMM SMO SMR SNC SNG SNN SOL SPC SPD SPF SPG SPI SPR SPS SPT SPH SRA SRB SRC SRG SRM SRR SRY SRZ SSP SST STC STG STK STL STM STN STO STP

Scrophulariaceae Schisandraceae Scytopetalaceae Schizaeaceae Selaginellaceae Streptochaetaceae Setchellanthaceae Spigeliaceae Stilaginaceae Sinopteridaceae Siparunaceae Stylobasiaceae Stylocerataceae Sladeniaceae Salvadoraceae Sambucaceae Smilacaceae Simmondsiaceae Samolaceae Simaroubaceae Saniculaceae Stangeriaceae Sonneratiaceae Solanaceae Sphenocleaceae Siphonodontaceae Schoepfiaceae Sparganiaceae Spiraeaceae Sparrmanniaceae Sphaerosepalaceae Sapotaceae Sphenostemonaceae Saurauiaceae Sarcobataceae Sarcolaenaceae Sargentodoxaceae Symphoremataceae Saururaceae Strychnaceae Strelitziaceae Sarcospermataceae Scyphostegiaceae Stachyuraceae Stegnospermataceae Stackhousiaceae Stilbaceae Stemonaceae Stenomeridaceae Stemonuraceae Staphyleaceae

STR STS STT STY STX SUR SVN SYD SYM SZR TAC TAE TAL TAM TAP TAX TCA TCH TCM TCT TDC TEA TEC TEO TEP THA THE THG THL THN THO THR THS THU THY TIC TIL TMD TMR TMS TNR TOF TOR TOV TPL TPS TRA TRB TRC TRG TRI

Sterculiaceae Strasburgeriaceae Stromatopteridaceae Styracaceae Stixaceae Surianaceae Salviniaceae Stylidiaceae Symplocaceae Scheuchzeriaceae Taccaceae Taenitidaceae Talinaceae Tamaricaceae Tapisciaceae Taxaceae Tetracarpaeaceae Trichopodaceae Trichomanaceae Tectariaceae Tetradiclidaceae Theaceae Tecophilaeaceae Theophrastaceae Tepuianthaceae Thalictraceae Themidaceae Theligonaceae Thelypteridaceae Thunbergiaceae Thomandersiaceae Thyrsopteridaceae Thismiaceae Thurniaceae Thymelaeaceae Ticodendraceae Tiliaceae Tremandraceae Tetrameristaceae Tmesipteridaceae Turneraceae Tofieldiaceae Torricelliaceae Tovariaceae Trapellaceae Triplostegiaceae Trapaceae Tribelaceae Trochodendraceae Trigoniaceae Triuridaceae

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TRL TRM TRN TRP TRS TTC TTG TTM TTR TXO TYP ULM UMB URT

Trilliaceae Trimeniaceae Ternstroemiaceae Tropaeolaceae Tristichaceae Tetrachondraceae Tetragoniaceae Tetramelaceae Tetracentraceae Taxodiaceae Typhaceae Ulmaceae Umbelliferae Urticaceae

UVU VAC VAL VER VHL VIB VIO VIS VIT VIV VLL VOC VRB VTT

Uvulariaceae Vacciniaceae Valerianaceae Veronicaceae Vahliaceae Viburnaceae Violaceae Viscaceae Vitaceae Vivianiaceae Velloziaceae Vochysiaceae Verbenaceae Vittariaceae

WDS WIN WLS WLW XAN XER XPH XYR ZAM ZAN ZIN ZOS ZYG

Woodsiaceae Winteraceae Wellstediaceae Welwitschiaceae Xanthorrhoeaceae Xeronemataceae Xanthophyllaceae Xyridaceae Zamiaceae Zannichelliaceae Zingiberaceae Zosteraceae Zygophyllaceae

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