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Himantandraceae


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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.


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