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Jan Scholten
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English: Lineseed family.
French: Linacees.
Botany: 14 genera; ± 250 species; cosmopolitan; leaves simple; hermaphroditic, actinimorphic flowers; temperate, tropical; Eurasia, Africa, Australia, Americas.
Humiriaceae: 8 genera; 50 species; neotropical.
Ixonanthaceae: ± 4 genera; 30 species.
Culture: Sleeping Beauty.

Taxonomy
In the Apg3 classification Linaceae is a Family in the Order Malpighiales.
In the Plant theory Linaceae is placed in Suphase 1. Humiriaceae is included in Linaceae.