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Daphne striata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Malvales
Family: Thymelaeaceae

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Thymelaeaceae is a family of flowering plants omposed of 50 genera (listed below) and 898 species.

The family is more diverse in the southern hemisphere than in the northern, with its major concentrations of species in Africa and Australia.

The species include mostly trees and shrubs, with a few vines and herbaceous plants.