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Acanth Fact of the Day

A major clade within Acanthaceae is the cystolith clade. Cystoliths are anatomical structures found in leaves and are thought to be composed of calcium carbonate or calcium oxalate. Their function is unknown.
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Taxon List

Acanthaceae s.s.:


Acantheae
Barlerieae
Andrographideae
Whitfieldieae
Justiceae
Ruellieae