Botany: 75 genera; 1300 species; tropics and subtropics; Americas, Caribbean, Africa, Madagascar; Indomalaya to the Philippines; pollinators reward in the form of nutrient oils.
Malpighiaceae is a family of tropical climbers. Elatinaceae is a family of 2 genera, one is Bergia, which are shrubs and the other is Elatine, which are aquatics. Elatinaceae are unknown in homeopathy.
In the Plant theory Malpighiaceae is placed in Suphase 2. Elatinaceae is included in Malpighiaceae. Banisteriopsis caapi and Galphimia glauca are known in homeopathy.