Ximeniaceae Horan., Prim. Lin. Syst. Nat.: 72 (1834).Olacaceae subfam. Dysolacoideae Engler tribe Ximenieae Engler (1897).
Part of the The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants book series (FAMILIES GENERA, volume 12)


Contains a description of the family Ximeniaceae in its present circumscription with descriptions of and a key to its three genera.


Leaf Apex Capitate Stigma Venation Pinnate Foliar Anatomy Filament Filiform 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.VictoriaCanada
  2. 2.Botanical MuseumCopenhagenDenmark

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