Plant Families: Letter V

  • Viburnaceae - Viburnum Family

    Viburnaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes over 150 species of shrubs and small trees with attractive blooms, colorful foliage, and ornamental fruit.

  • Velloziaceae - Vellozia Family

    Velloziaceae is a family of flowering plants consisting of about 270 species in 12 genera. They are found mainly in tropical South America and Africa.

  • Vincetoxicum - Horsetail Family

    The Vincetoxicum family, also known as the swallow-worts, is a group of flowering plants with milky sap found throughout the world. Many species in this family contain toxins that make them unpalatable to animals and humans alike.

  • Violaceae - Violet Family

    The Violaceae family comprises over 800 species of flowering plants, including many popular cultivated species. These plants are commonly known as violets and pansies and are found throughout the world, primarily in temperate regions.

  • Verbenaceae - Verbena Family

    Verbenaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes about 75 genera and over 3,000 species of herbs, shrubs, and trees. The members of this family are known for their showy inflorescences and aromatic properties.

  • Vitaceae - Grape Family

    Vitaceae is a diverse family of flowering plants with over 800 species worldwide. This family includes many economically important fruit crops such as grapes and kiwifruit, as well as ornamental vines.

  • Vochysiaceae - Vochysia Family

    Vochysiaceae is a diverse family of flowering plants found mainly in the tropics. Many species are characterized by their showy, brightly-colored flowers and distinctive fruit structures.

  • Vahliaceae - Vahlia Family

    Vahliaceae is a family of flowering plants found in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide, including Africa, Asia, and the Americas. The family includes approximately 100 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs, many of which have medicinal properties and cultural importance.