Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Malpighiales

Putranjivaceae

Description of the family

Comment: This small family until recently formed the tribe Drypeteae of the subfamily Phyllanthoideae in Euphorbiaceae sensu lato.

Worldwide: 3 genera and c. 215 species in Southeast Asia and Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 genus and 5 taxa.

Drypetes natalensis var. natalensis

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GenusContent
Drypetes VahlDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Putranjivaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Putranjivaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Putranjivaceae
Flora of Zambia: Putranjivaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Putranjivaceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Putranjivaceae
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Family page: Putranjivaceae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=296, retrieved 29 June 2016

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