Balanopaceae

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Balanopaceae

[‚bal·ə·nō′pās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A small family of dioecious dicotyledonous plants in the order Fagales characterized by exstipulate leaves, seeds with endosperm, and the pistillate flower solitary in a multibracteate involucre.
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However recent investigations of the stem bark of Dichapetalum gelonoides and Balanops australiana [15] have led to isolation of zeylanol.