Plant Families: Letter F

  • Fouquieriaceae - Ocotillo Family

    The Fouquieriaceae family, also known as the Ocotillo family, consists of peculiar arid-adapted plants found in the southwestern United States and Mexico.

  • Fabaceae - Legume Family

    Fabaceae, commonly known as legumes or bean family, is a large and diverse plant family with over 19,000 species found worldwide. This family includes trees, shrubs, and herbs that are important for their edible pods and seeds, nitrogen fixation abilities, and medicinal properties.

  • Fagaceae - Oak Family

    The Fagaceae family, commonly known as the beech family, consists of over 900 species of trees and shrubs found in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

  • Francoaceae - Francoa Family

    The Francoaceae family comprises flowering plants known for their beautiful and fragrant flowers that come in shades of pink, white, and yellow.

  • Frankeniaceae - Frankenia Family

    Frankeniaceae is a family of flowering plants consisting of about 90 species of shrubs and small trees, distributed mainly in arid and coastal regions of the Mediterranean basin, Africa, Australia, and South America.

  • Flagellariaceae - Flagellaria Family

    Flagellariaceae is a small family of flowering plants that belong to the order Poales. These plants are native to tropical regions and are characterized by their tough, cane-like stems and highly reduced leaves.