Oxalidales

Belongs within: Fabidae.Contains: Cunoniaceae, Elaeocarpaceae. The Oxalidales are a clade of flowering plants supported by molecular analyses. Many members of the clade are tropical trees and shrubs, but the clade also includes the prominent herbaceous genus Oxalis, the sorrels, a number of species of which are invasive weeds in many parts of the world. The… Continue reading Oxalidales

Cunoniaceae

Belongs within: Oxalidales. The Cunoniaceae are a group of flowering trees and shrubs, usually with opposite, toothed leaves, found in temperate and tropical regions of the Southern Hemisphere. Members include coachwood Ceratopetalum apetalum which is used for its timber (Harden 1990). Characters (from Harden 1990): Trees or shrubs, rarely climbers. Leaves opposite, rarely whorled, margins toothed (occasionally… Continue reading Cunoniaceae

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Sloanea sect. Anoniodes

Belongs within: Elaeocarpaceae. Only the Sloanea Published 11 September 2023 Like tropical regions everywhere, the forests of New Guinea are home to a broad range of plant species. Among these are various species of Sloanea, a pantropical genus of small to large trees belonging to the family Elaeocarpaceae. Sloanea species can be readily recognized by… Continue reading Sloanea sect. Anoniodes

Elaeocarpaceae

Belongs within: Oxalidales.Contains: Tetratheca, Sloanea section Anoniodes, Echinocarpus, Sericolea, Aceratium, Elaeocarpus section Coilopetalum, Elaeocarpus section Monocera. The Elaeocarpaceae are a group of shrubs and trees found in tropical and subtropical regions around the world except in Africa (Harden 1990). Characters (from Harden 1990): Trees or shrubs. Leaves mostly alternate or sometimes opposite, simple or 1-foliolate,… Continue reading Elaeocarpaceae

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