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About the Fact Sheets

Name and publication: Indicates the most current accepted scientific name for the taxon along with the corresponding publication.

Description: Describes the part(s) of the plant that are represented in dried botanical products.

Nativity and distribution: Indicates the native range of the plant along with the current known distribution.

Family: The currently accepted family of the taxon.

Synonomy: A list of common synonyms, if applicable.