Water lily (Nymphaeaceae)

Angiosperm phylogeny:
Flowering plant families and their relationships

Scabious (Caprifoliaceae)

A chart of flowering plant families and their relationships

An extract from the chart:

Plant classification: Early-branching angiosperm families

Suitable for
  • Professional, student and amateur botanists.
  • School, colleges and universities.
  • Wildlife conservation.
  • Gardeners and others involved in horticulture.
  • Ecological studies.
  • All those interested in understanding the natural world.
  • An attractive poster displaying families of flowering plants.
  • Many familiar plant names and plant products included.
  • Uses the latest molecular (genetic) phylogenies.
  • Fine-structure of relationships between families depicted.
  • Available for on-line viewing.
  • Includes an index of flowering plants and plant products, their common and scientific names and locations on the chart.
  • Other botanical posters available below: Ferns and fern classification.
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Index of flowering plants

Index of plants and plant products.

Guide to the chart

How to understand the chart.

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Contacts and links

Contacts and links to related sites.

Chart of fern families

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The chart is designed by David Rydeheard, who owns the copyright. It should not be distributed in any form other than that available on this website and must always include the copyright notice. It is available for personal use or for teaching and research purposes only. Please contact the author (at BotanicalChart@gmail.com) for permission to use in commerce or for personal gain.