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Linaceae

Family Profile

Linaceae

Family Description

A family of about six genera and 220 species, world wide, most common in temperate and subtropical regions; two genera occur naturally in Australia.

Genera

Hugonia - A genus of about 40 species in Africa, Madagascar, Asia, Malesia, Australia and the Pacific islands; one species occurs naturally in Australia. Hooren & Nooteboom (1988).

References

Hooren, A.M.N. van & Nooteboom, H.P (1988). Linaceae. In 'Flora Malesiana.' Ser. 1, Vol. 10, (Kluwer: Dordrecht.), pp. 607-619.