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A synopsis of the Caryocaraceae

Ghillean Tolmie Prance About the author


An update on the taxonomy of the Caryocaraceae is given with descriptions of all 26 species including details of their ecology, uses and distribution. All species are mapped, much further information about the type collections is included and three species are lectotypified.

Key words
Anthodiscus; Caryocar; Malpighiales; oily fruit; pequi

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