List of cultivated plant families

Welcome to the main entry page. The purpose of this part of the site is to provide information about the cultivated plants of Malawi.

It is intended eventually to include all families, genera and species which are cultivated in Malawi but at this stage only a very few species are included.

There are 3 columns of information.

  1. The first column is a series of links to the families. Click on a link to enter the family pages.
  2. The purpose of the second column, which is headed 'Content', is to indicate in a simple way whether there is any content for that particular family. Specifically, it indicates whether the family description has been done and whether there is a sample image for the family.
  3. The third column provides links to the genera and species laid out in a checklist format.

See here for a list of recently updated cultivated species.

Click on a letter below to take you to the first family whose name begins with that letter.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Links to families


A
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Acanthaceae Family description, Sample image Checklist
Amaranthaceae Family description Checklist
Araceae Family description Checklist

B
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Bombacaceae Family description Checklist

C
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Caryophyllaceae Family description Checklist
Convolvulaceae Family description Checklist
Crassulaceae Family description Checklist

E
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Ericaceae Family description Checklist
Euphorbiaceae Family description Checklist

F
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Family description Checklist
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Family description Checklist
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Family description Checklist

L
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Lamiaceae Family description Checklist

M
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Meliaceae Family description Checklist
Moraceae Family description Checklist
Myrtaceae Family description Checklist

P
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Poaceae Family description Checklist
Polygonaceae Family description Checklist

R
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Rutaceae Family description Checklist

S
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Solanaceae Family description Checklist

T
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Theaceae Family description Checklist

Z
FamilyContentDisplay checklist
Zingiberaceae Family description Checklist

No. of families found: 22


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Malawi: List of cultivated plant families.
http://www.malawiflora.com/cult/index.php, retrieved 21 July 2017

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