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Family Profile

Dichapetalaceae

Family Description

A family of four genera and more than 200 species, pantropic; one genus occurs naturally in Australia.

Genera

Dichapetalum - A genus of about 200 species, pantropic; two species occur naturally in Australia. Hewson (1984).

References

Hewson, H.J. (1984). Dichapetalaceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 22, (Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.), pp. 218-219.

Leenhouts. P.W. (1957). Dichapetalaceae. In 'Flora Malesiana'. Ser. 1, Vol. 5, (P. Noordhoff Ltd: Gronigen.) pp. 305-316.