Author:
Jan Scholten
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English: Jacob’s-ladder family; Phlox family.
Dutch: Vlambloemfamilie.
Botany: 3 fused carpels, plicate corollas; desert.
Genera: Acanthogilia, Aliciella, Allophyllum, Bonplandia, Bryantiella, Cantua, Cobaea, Collomia, Dayia, Eriastrum, Gilia, Giliastrum, Gymnosteris, Hugelia, Ipomopsis, Langloisia, Lathrocasis, Leptodactylon, Leptosiphon, Linanthus, Loeselia, Loeseliastrum, Microgilia, Microsteris, Navarretia, Phlox, Polemonium, Saltugilia, Tintinabulum.
Fouquieriaceae: Fouqueria.
DD: Carbon series; Phosphor, Boron.

Taxonomy
Polemoniacae have many traits in common with the Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae, so it was formerly placed in the Polemoniales order that is now named Solanales. In the Apg3 classification Polemoniacae is palced in Ericales.
Polemoniaceae and Fouquieriaceae are closely related and taken together in Phase 2.