A family of aromatic trees with fimbriate, peltate scales, in which the leaves are simple and without stipules. The flowers have 2 fused sepals, 4 petals, and numerous stamens and carpels. The fruit is a globose syncarp. Himantandraceae are close to Magnoliaceae. There is 1 genus, Galbulimima, with 3 species, occurring in eastern Malesia and northern Australia.
Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.