Crossosomataceae


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Crossosomataceae

[¦krä·sə‚sō·mə¦tās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A monogeneric family of xerophytic shrubs in the order Dilleniales characterized by perigynous flowers, seeds with thin endosperm, and small, entire leaves.
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Phylogenetics of Crossosomataceae based on rbcL sequence data.
Furthermore, the pair is sister (87% bts) to a second dade supported by 100% bts that contains Staphyleaceae, Stachyuraceae, and Crossosomataceae.