A family of about 13 genera and 195 species, world wide, tropical to warm temperateregions; two genera occur naturally in Australia.
Artanema - A genus of about four species in tropical Africa, Malesia and Australia; one species occurs naturally in Australia. Stanley & Ross (1986).
Lindernia - A genus of ca. 160 species widely distributed throughout warm regions of New and Old World; about 10 species in Australia.
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