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Jan Scholten
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English: Four O’Clock Family
DD: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Muriaticum, Silicon series; Lanthanides; Carbon series; Silicon series; Lanthanides.
Botany: 33 genera; 290 species; tropical, subtropical; fruit unique, anthocarp; extremely large pollen; sticky bands on the stems between the nodes; bracts as sepals; sepals as petals; cleistogamous flowers; soil with a high gypsum, Calcium sulphate.

Taxonomy
Nyctaginaceae Tribes
Tribe Boldoeae: Boldoa, Cryptocarpus Kunth, Salpianthus.
Tribe Bougainvilleeae: Belemia, Bougainvillea, Phaeoptilum.
Tribe Caribeeae: Caribea, Tribe Colignonieae, Colignonia.
Tribe Nyctagineae: Abronia, Acleisanthes, Allionia, Anulocaulis, Boerhavia, Commicarpus, Cuscatlania, Cyphomeris, Mirabilis, Nyctaginia, Okenia, Tripterocalyx.
Tribe Leucastereae: Andradea, Leucaster, Ramisia, Reichenbachia.
Tribe Pisonieae: Cephalotomandra, Grajalesia, Guapira, Neea, Neeopsis, Pisonia, Pisoniella.