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Pandanus sp.2.jpg
typical screwpine habit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Angiosperms
Order: Pandanales
Family: Pandanaceae

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Pandanaceae is a family of flowering plants found in the Old World tropical and subtropical regions, from West Africa through the Pacific. It contains five genera and about 900 species of trees, shrubs and root climbers. Most members of the family prefer living in coastal or marshy areas.