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The species are presented in order by family and within families by genus. Pteridophytes, the ferns and fern allies, are first, followed by the flowering plants, dicots first and then monocots.

Commelinaceae - Spiderwort Family
The spiderwort family has flowers with three inconspicuous sepals and three petals or two large petals and one that is smaller and greenish white. The flowers are borne on an inflorescence ensheathed by two bracts. The leaves are oval to linear.