Tetracentraceae


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Tetracentraceae

[‚te·trə‚sen′trās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous trees in the order Trochodendrales distinguished by possession of a perianth, four stamens, palmately veined leaves, and secretory idioblasts.
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Other tropical families that spread to the extratropical latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere included the Magnoliaceae (Liriodendron, Magnolia); Tetracentraceae (Tetra-centron); Juglandaceae (Carya, Engelhardia [=Engel-hardtia], Juglans); and Hippocastanaceae (Aesculus).
Gray Tetracentraceae Tetracentron 10f, 11B TETR Trochodendraceae sinense Oliv.