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Scrophulariaceae

Family Profile

Scrophulariaceae

Family Description

A family of about 65 genera and 1700 species, world wide, mostly in temperate and tropical areas.

Genera

Myoporum - A genus of about 35 species in Asia, Malesia, Indian and Pacific Ocean islands and Australia; about 15-18 species occur naturally in Australia. Stanley & Ross (1986).

References

Barker, R.M. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993), Flora of Australia 50: 378

Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1986). Scrophulariaceae. In 'Flora of south-eastern Queensland.' Vol. 2, (Queensland Department of Primary Industries: Brisbane.), pp. 433-449.