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Table 2 Twenty most speciose families among trees of Panama

From: Trees of Panama: A complete checklist with every geographic range

Family Number of species Percent of species
Rubiaceae 348 11.4
Fabaceae 258 8.5
Melastomataceae 229 7.5
Lauraceae 116 3.8
Primulaceae 101 3.3
Annonaceae 99 3.3
Solanaceae 95 3.1
Myrtaceae 94 3.1
Malvaceae 90 3.0
Arecaceae 89 2.9
Euphorbiaceae 75 2.5
Moraceae 72 2.4
Asteraceae 67 2.2
Piperaceae 63 2.1
Clusiaceae 55 1.8