Simmondsiaceae or the jojoba family is represented by a single genus and a single species Simmondsia chinensis which is native to the Southwestern United States. It is cultivated as a commercial crop. Fruit is a triangular capsule mostly with single seed (rarely 2–3-seeds). Seeds are brownish-black with thick and fleshy cotyledons containing liquid wax.
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Raj, S.P., Solomon, P.R., Thangaraj, B. (2022). Simmondsiaceae. In: Biodiesel from Flowering Plants. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4775-8_39
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