Nyctaginaceae facts for kids
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|Mirabilis jalapa, the four o'clock.|
Nyctaginaceae, the four o'clock family, has about 33 genera and 290 species of flowering plants. It grows in tropical and subtropical regions, with a few representatives in temperate regions. It includes plants like the Bougainvillea and the four o'clock. Most of the species are vines.
A curious aspect of M. jalapa, the four o'clock, is that flowers with different colours grow simultaneously on the same plant.
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