Campanulaceae

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Campanulaceae
Campanula cespitosa.jpg
Campanula cespitosa
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Faimily: Campanulaceae
Juss.[1]
Genera

See text.

The faimily Campanulaceae (an aa bellflower faimily), o the order Asterales, contains nearly 2400 species in 84 genera o herbaceous plants, shrubs, an rarely smaa trees, eften wi milky non-toxic sap.[2] Amang them are the familiar gairden plants Campanula (bellflower), Lobelia, an Platycodon (balloonflouer).

This faimily is almaist cosmopolitan but concentrated in the Northren Hemisphere. Houiver in the Soothren Hemisphere, Sooth Africae is remarkably rich in members o this faimily. Thir species are absent in the Sahara, Antarctica, Northeast Asie an northren Greenland.

Maist current classifications include the segregate faimily Lobeliaceae in Campanulaceae as subfaimily Lobelioideae.

Subfaimilies an genera[eedit | eedit soorce]

Campanuloideae

Lobelioideae

Cyphioideae

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009), "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 105–121, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x, retrieved 2010-12-10 
  2. Lammers, Thomas (1998). "Revision of the Infrageneric Classification of Lobelia L. (Campanulaceae: Lobelioideae)". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 4: 109–149.