CAMPANULACEAE - Bluebell Family

Herbs

Leaves alternate, simple

Flowers bisexual, zygomorphic to nearly regular

Fruit a capsule, opening by pores or longitudinal slits
Seeds numerous and small

70 genera, 2000 species

Chief genera:
Campanula - actinomorphic flowers
Lobelia - zygomorphic flowers

Economic uses: ornamentals

Diagnostic characteristics: Herbs with showy flowers, fruit a capsule

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