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Principales Taxones:
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If you are not sure where to look, or if you just want everything easy here's the list of all kinds of information we have. Leer Más

Agavaceae (Hutchinson)

Agavaceae (Hutchinson)

Etymology: Agave family.
Origin: tropical, subtropical and generally warm areas around the world

Fibre is obtained from this plant, also it is used for ornamental purpose and for the alcoholic drinks`s elaboration wich is a deep-rooted trandition in several american countries, so, this plant is of outmost importance either in the economical or social life of them. Leer Más

Aizoaceae (Martynov, 1820)

Aizoaceae (Martynov, 1820)

Etymology: Family Aizoon.
Origin: Warm and subtropical areas with special preponderance of South Africa and to a lesser extent Australia.

They are herbaceous plants or subarbustivas, with entire, opposite leaves, often fleshy and papillose. Virtually all family members are xerophytic, ie plants adapted to withstand long periods of drought, so they are well represented in the desert areas. Leer Más

Apocynaceae (Adams)

Apocynaceae (Adams)

Etymology: Family Apocynaceae.
Origin: Tropics of virtually everyone.

This family of plants contains from small herbs to large trees. Only two of the five subfamilies are succulent. Many species of this family have interesting chemical properties, some of them have been extracted rubber, quinine, alkaloids, poisons .... They also have an important ornamental use as oleander. Leer Más

Asteraceae (Bercht. & J. Presl, 1820)

Asteraceae (Bercht. & J. Presl, 1820)

Etymology: Also known as Compositae. It means aster family type genus of this family and that in Greek means star, referring to the shape of their flowers.
Origin: Spread on every continent and in almost all regions.

It is one of the largest families, more than 20,000 species. It is characterized by numerous inflorescences composed of flowers surrounded by bracts. Herbaceous or shrubby usually present habit. Some essential oils contain interesting commercially important. Leer Más

Cactaceae (A. L. de Jussieu 1789)

Cactaceae (A. L. de Jussieu 1789)

Etymology: Cactus family.
Origin: Exclusive of the American continent, except a few species feral on other continents in very remote times.

They are the most famous of Suculent plants. In spite of popular believes, all its species come from America, although in the last centuries and thanks to human activity, they have colonized all places in the planet. Leer Más

Crassulaceae

Crassulaceae

Etymology: The Crassula family.
Origin: dry and hot regions on five continents.

Small-sized plants, rarely more than 1 meter tall, herbaceous or shrubby. Its easy cultivation and breeding has made them very popular among fans are characterized by fleshy leaves. Leer Más

Dracaenaceae

Dracaenaceae

Etymology: Family drago.
Origin: Macaronesia, tropical Africa, Morocco, some small parts of southern Asia and a couple of species in South America.

It contains about 160 species, from plants of varying size, from the small size of the sansevieras to the enormous size that can reach some dragon trees. They have a huge ornamental interest. Leer Más

Euphorbiaceae

Euphorbiaceae

Etymology: Euphorbia -aceae: Family of euphorbias.

A large family of plants with much variety in forms and sizes, but not all of them are suculents. The presence of latex, generally toxic, and the presence of three seeds is one of their more remarkable features. Leer Más

Liliaceae

Liliaceae

Etymology: Lilium family.
Origin: Present in all areas unfrozen earth.

This is an important family of silvers therefore be practically extended by all unfrozen areas of the world such as covering some 4,000 species. It presents the most varied aspects, of which only a small portion is bulbous and succulent. Leer Más

Portulacaceae (Juss.)

Portulacaceae (Juss.)

Etymology: Family of portulaca.
Origin: Mainly arid areas of the planet, some species far north, even in arctic regions.

Large group with more than 500 species in 20 genera. Principlamente herbaceous or shrubby. For the most succulent part. Leer Más

Vitaceae

Vitaceae

Etymology: Family of vitis.
Origin: Tropical and subtropical regions worldwide, Some less in zones temperate.

Plantas leñosas, provistas de zarcillos y en su mayoría con forma de arbustos trepadores. Hoja caduca. Flores pequeñas y fruto en forma de bayas. La más conocida es la uva. Leer Más