Hippocrateaceae

Hippocrateaceae

[‚hip·ə‚krād·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Celastrales distinguished by an extrastaminal disk, mostly opposite leaves, seeds without endosperm, and a well-developed latex system.
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SAMPLES Host Mass of PLANT TAXA Environments No of fruits fruits (g) Arecales Arecaceae Syagrus flexuosa p-n 620 4,200 (Martius) Beccari Allogoptera leucocalyx c-n 264 2,350 (Drude) Kuntze Celastrales Hippocrateaceae Cheiloclinium cognatum c-n 161 1,471.
united with Hippocrateaceae, the name Celastraceae must be used.
Studies of South American plants, XI: Noteworthy species of Hippocrateaceae and Vacciniaceae.