- Leaves simple, alternate, serrate, pinnately lobed.
- Without stipules.
- Watery orange latex.
- Flowers unisexual, without petals, not showy, in large inflorescences.
- Fruits spindle-shaped, green to tan, 2 valves fall away revealing single arillate seed.
Diagnosis: One tree species, watery orange latex, without stipules, large alternate leaves, pinnately lobed and margin serrate, pale blue-white below.
|Asteraceae||: no orange sap, margin weakly toothed or entire.
|Solanaceae||: strong rank odor, margin not serrate.
Diversity: Total: 1 genus, 1 species. Trees: 1 genus, 1 species.