Plant Families: Letter Z

  • Zingiberaceae - Ginger Family

    Zingiberaceae is a family of flowering plants known for their aromatic rhizomes and showy flowers. This family includes many important spice plants, such as ginger, turmeric, and cardamom.

  • Zygophyllaceae - Creosote Bush Family

    Zygophyllaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes around 285 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs distributed in arid and semiarid regions of the world.

  • Zamiaceae - Cycad Family

    Zamiaceae is a family of cycads, comprising around 10 genera and 360 species worldwide. These ancient plants have been around since the Jurassic period and are known for their unique appearance and longevity.

  • Zosteraceae - Eelgrass Family

    Zosteraceae is a family of flowering marine plants commonly known as eelgrasses. They play an important role in maintaining marine ecosystems and are found in coastal areas all around the world.