Asteraceae · astriniai

  • Compositae
  • aster, daisy, composite, sunflower family
  • Korbblütler
  • astriniai, graižažiedžiai
  • kurvjziežu, asteru dzimta
  • astrowate, złożone

The number of species in Asteraceae (over 32,000 known) is rivaled only by the Orchidaceae, and which is the larger family is unclear as the quantity of extant species in each family is unknown. Members of the Asteraceae are mostly herbaceous plants, but some shrubs, vines, and trees do exist.

Asteraceae is an economically important family, providing food staples, garden plants, and herbal medicines.