Nyctaginaceae

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Nyctaginaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Juss.
Tribes

Boldoeae
Bougainvilleeae
Caribeeae
Colignonieae
Leucastereae
Nyctagineae
Pisonieae

Synonyms

Allioniaceae Horan.
Bougainvilleaceae J.Agardh
Mirabilidaceae W.R.B.Oliv.
Pisoniaceae J.Agardh

Nyctaginaceae also known as the Four'o clock family of around 33 genera and 290 species of flowering plants, widely distributed in tropical and subtropical regions, with a few representatives in temperate regions. It includes plants like the Bougainvillea and the four'o clock. Most of the species are vines.