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  • 18:58, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+154). . N Category:Basal Asterids(New page: {{Returntotable}} The clade (grupo filogenético) Basal Asterids. ''For additional information see Basal Asterids.'' Category:RainforestPlants) (current)
  • 18:57, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+148). . N Category:Eurosids II(New page: {{Returntotable}} The clade (grupo filogenético) Eurosids II. ''For additional information see Eurosids II.'' Category:RainforestPlants) (current)
  • 18:57, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+146). . N Category:Eurosids I(New page: {{Returntotable}} The clade (grupo filogenético) Eurosids I. ''For additional information see Eurosids I.'' Category:RainforestPlants) (current)
  • 18:57, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+146). . N Category:Basal Rosids(New page: {{Returntotable}} Clade (grupo filogenético) Basal Rosids. ''For additional information see Basal Rosids.'' Category:RainforestPlants) (current)
  • 18:56, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+150). . N Category:Basal Eudicots(New page: {{Returntotable}} Clade (grupo filogenético) Basal Eudicots. ''For additional information see Basal Eudicots.'' Category:RainforestPlants) (current)
  • 18:56, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+138). . N Category:Monocots(New page: {{Returntotable}} Clade (grupo filogenético) Monocots. ''For additional information see Monocots.'' Category:RainforestPlants) (current)
  • 18:55, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+144). . N Category:Magnoliids(New page: {{Returntotable}} Clade (grupo filogenético) Magnoliids. ''For additional information see Magnoliids.'' Category:RainforestPlants) (current)
  • 18:55, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,052). . N Asteraceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' One of the most vegetatively diverse families, the Asteraceae are impossible to characterize easily. Asteraceae can be either simple- or compound-lea...)
  • 18:55, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,023). . N Araliaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees and hemiepiphytes (occasionally vines) with alternate leaves, simple to palmately compound (Schefflera). The leaf morphology can va...)
  • 18:54, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,736). . N Solanaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A large family of herbs and soft-wooded shrubs and climbers. Solanaceae are alternate-leaved, but some (particularly in the genus Solanum) have a sma...)
  • 18:54, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,602). . N Convolvulaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A large Neotropical family of vines and lianas. All the genera at La Selva are lianas with simple, opposite, entire leaves and twining stems. Several...)
  • 18:54, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,268). . N Verbenaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A large Neotropical family of herbs and woody plants, occasionally lianas. Verbenaceae have opposite leaves, simple or (in Vitex) palmately compound,...)
  • 18:54, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,436). . N Gesneriaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of herbs and occasionally soft-wooded shrubs. Some are climbers or hemiepiphytes, usually with adventitious roots. Gesneriaceae have opposit...)
  • 18:54, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,772). . N Bignoniaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' The vast majority of plants with opposite compound leaves in the tropics, and the only plants with opposite compound leaves and tendrils, belong to t...)
  • 18:53, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,037). . Nm Acanthaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A large and important family of herbs, shrubs, and soft-wooded trees, with a few lianas (Mendoncia). Acanthaceae have opposite leaves that are almost...)
  • 18:53, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+3,010). . N Rubiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' One of the largest and most important families in the Neotropics. Rubiaceae are easy to recognize due to their always simple, opposite, and entire le...)
  • 18:53, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,570). . N Apocynaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A large family of herbs, vines, lianas, shrubs, and trees, with usually opposite leaves (Aspidosperma is alternate) and copious white latex. Opposit...)
  • 18:53, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,985). . N Boraginaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of herbs, shrubs, and trees. In flower, the Boraginaceae are easy to recognize by their inflorescence shape: a “scorpioid cyme” (see ill...)
  • 18:52, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,930). . N Sapotaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees with white latex and simple, alternate, entire leaves. The petioles are narrowest just before the junction with the leaf blade, a ...)
  • 18:52, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,879). . N Myrsinaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees and shrubs with simple, alternate leaves and no stipules. With a hand lens, this family is immediately obvious. It has streaky, oft...)
  • 18:52, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,668). . N Lecythidaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees characterized by simple, alternate leaves with serrate margins and extremely strong bark and wood. The twigs are almost impossible ...)
  • 18:52, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,063). . N Simaroubaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' There is only one species of Simaroubaceae at La Selva, Simarouba amara, but it is common enough and distinctive enough to bear mentioning. It has al...)
  • 18:52, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,688). . N Sapindaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Sapindaceae is the only family in Sapindales without a strong vegetative odor. In this region as in the rest of the world, most of the genera of Sapi...)
  • 18:51, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,257). . N Rutaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' All the Rutaceae at La Selva are trees or shrubs. Rutaceae have alternate, pinnately compound leaves, except for the occasionally unifoliolate leaves...)
  • 18:51, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,592). . N Meliaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' In flower, Meliaceae are very distinctive: the anther filaments are fused at the base, unlike those of other Sapindales. Vegetatively, they can be d...)
  • 18:51, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,377). . N Burseraceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Burseraceae have the strongest vegetative odor in the Sapindales, a powerful and pleasant incense scent. It is perceptible even from a small rip in ...)
  • 18:51, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,343). . N Anacardiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Anacardiaceae have alternate, pinnately compound leaves, except for a few simple-leaved genera (here, the introduced Anacardium and Mangifera). Many...)
  • 18:51, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,557). . N Tiliaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Tiliaceae are mainly canopy trees, especially prevalent in second-growth forest. Most of them have yellow flowers with many free stamens, and each ge...)
  • 18:50, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,935). . N Sterculiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' In this region, Sterculiaceae are all trees and shrubs except for the liana genus Byttneria. Most of them are easy to identify to order Malvales by t...)
  • 18:50, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,820). . N Bombacaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' All of the Bombacaceae are trees, and most of them are large emergents with columnar trunks (i.e., not buttressed) and flat, spreading branches. Some...)
  • 18:50, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,202). . N Malvaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Malvaceae range in habit from weedy herbs to soft-wooded trees. Most of the Malvalean herbs belong to this family. Malvaceae generally have broader l...)
  • 18:50, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,457). . N Capparidaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family with alternate leaves (simple to palmately compound), characterized by petioles of very different lengths on the same plant, and a smell lik...)
  • 18:49, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,383). . N Cucurbitaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' An unmistakable family of vines and lianas. The leaves are alternate, palmately veined and sometimes palmately lobed to palmately compound, with ten...)
  • 18:49, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,238). . N Begoniaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Begoniaceae are probably familiar as temperate zone houseplants. The family has simple, alternate leaves with very asymmetrical bases, sometimes pelt...)
  • 18:49, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,207). . N Urticaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A good family to be aware of, because many of them can inflict a painful sting! Urticaceae can have either opposite or alternate leaves, but they are...)
  • 18:49, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,350). . N Ulmaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' This is one of the few families that are more diverse and important in the temperate zones than in the tropics. Ulmaceae are characterized by simple,...)
  • 18:49, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+3,108). . N Cecropiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' This family is sometimes included as a tribe of Moraceae (e.g. Gentry 1993), but more frequently treated at the family level (e.g. Gomez et al. 2004)...)
  • 18:48, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,583). . N Moraceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A large and important tropical family, with simple alternate leaves, stipules, and often with white latex or colored sap. One genus here (Dorstenia) ...)
  • 18:48, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+3,193). . N Polygalaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Recent molecular phylogenies have shown Polygalaceae to be the sister group (i.e., the most closely related extant group) to the Fabaceae (Stevens 20...)
  • 18:48, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,604). . N Fabaceae: Papilionoideae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' All the imparipinnate legumes (i.e., those with a terminal leaflet) belong to this subfamily. There are also a number of trifoliate herbs, vines, and...)
  • 18:48, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,469). . N Fabaceae: Mimosoideae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Mimosoideae can be herbs, shrubs, lianas, or trees. Except for the four lianas Acacia hayesii, A. tenuifolia, Mimosa myriadenia, M. watsonii, and th...)
  • 18:47, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+38). . N Papilionoideae(Redirecting to Fabaceae: Papilionoideae) (current)
  • 18:47, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+35). . N Mimosoideae(Redirecting to Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) (current)
  • 18:47, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+40). . N Caesalpinioideae(Redirecting to Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae) (current)
  • 18:46, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,367). . N Fabaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} This is a huge and very important family in the tropics, containing everything from aquatic plants to shrubs to emergent trees. The Fabaceae are traditionally divided i...)
  • 18:46, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,588). . N Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description''': the Caesalpinioideae of this region are all woody, either trees or lianas. Leaf shape in this subfamily is variable. All even-pinnate legumes without...)
  • 18:46, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,852). . N Passifloraceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of vines with alternate leaves (simple to palmately compound), and tendrils borne in the leaf axils. The only other group in this area with ...)
  • 18:46, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,411). . N Malpighiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees and lianas with simple, opposite, entire leaves. The stipules of Malpighiaceae are often borne on the petioles, which occurs in ver...)
  • 18:45, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,334). . N Flacourtiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' The other “garbage pail” family of tropical botany, but fortunately a slightly more navigable garbage pail than the Euphorbiaceae. In this region...)
  • 18:45, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,567). . N Euphorbiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Vegetatively, the Euphorbiaceae are distressingly variable. There is little to unite them on first glance. As Gentry (1993) remarks, Euphorbiaceae an...)

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