DichapetalaceaeDichapetalum family






Identification
  - Leaves simple, alternate, entire.
  - Stipules slender, serrate.
  - Inforescence often arising on petiole.

Diagnosis: Trees or lianas, with slender serrate stipules, leaves simple, alternate, entire, bark not sandy.

Similar families
Chrysobalanaceae: inner bark sandy, stipules thread-like, not serrate, often beige pubescent below.

Diversity: Total: 1 genus, 3 species. Trees: 1 genus, 3 species.



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