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Asteraceae

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  1. The family Asteraceae or Compositae is the largest family of flowering plants, in terms of number of species

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  2. known as the aster, daisy, or sunflower family

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  3. The name 'Asteraceae' is derived from the type genus Aster, while 'Compositae', an older but still valid name, means composite and refers to the characteristic inflorescence, a special type of pseudanthium found in only a few other angiosperm familie

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  4. The study of this family is known as synantherology

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  5. According to the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew, the family comprises more than 1,600 genera and 23,000 species

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