Herbs or shrubs; leaf succulents
Leaves: very succulent; usually opposite; simple; base membranous, surrounding the stem; usually no stipules.
Bisexual. Flower: either 5 tepals (green outside and colored inside) or numerous petaloid staminodes; stamens 5 to many; ovary superior or inferior
Fruit and seed
- päivikkikasvit (Finnish)
- isörtsväxter (Swedish)
- Vascular plants