Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Cucurbitales


Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the family

Trees. Stipules 0. Leaves simple, alternate, entire. Inflorescence of terminal panicles. Flowers actinomorphic, bisexual. Sepals, petals, stamens and staminodes 5. Ovary superior, 1-2-locular. Fruit a drupe.

Worldwide: 1 genus and 4 species in the SW Pacific

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated genus and 1 cultivated taxon.

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Corynocarpus J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.Description

Other sources of information about Corynocarpaceae:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Corynocarpaceae
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Corynocarpaceae
Wikipedia: Corynocarpaceae

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: Family page: Corynocarpaceae.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/family.php?family_id=252, retrieved 21 March 2023

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