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Family Profile

Chrysobalanaceae

Family Description

A family of about 17 genera and 450 species, mainly pantropic but better represented in the Americas; two genera occur naturally in Australia.

Genera

Maranthes - A genus of about 12 species, pantropic; one species occurs naturally in Australia. Prance (1989).

Parinari - A genus of about 50 species, pantropic; one species occurs naturally in Australia. Prance (1989).

References

Prance, G.T. (1989). Chrysobalanaceae. In 'Flora Malesiana'. Ser. 1, Vol. 10 (Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.) pp. 635-678.