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Pleuranthodendron

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Pleuranthodendron is a genus of flowering plants in the family Salicaceae. It consists of one species of small to medium-sized trees native to the neotropics, specifically Central America and northern South America.[1]

Formerly placed in the heterogeneous family Flacourtiaceae,[2] Pleuranthodendron is now classified in Salicaceae, along with close relatives Hasseltia and Macrothumia, with which they are commonly confused.[1][3][4]

References

  1. ^ a b Alford, M.H. 2006. A new species of Hasseltia (Salicaceae) from Costa Rica and Panama. Brittonia 58(3): 277-284.
  2. ^ Sleumer, H.O. 1980. Flacourtiaceae. Flora Neotropica 22: 1-499.
  3. ^ Alford, M. H. 2003. Claves para los géneros de Flacourtiaceae de Perú y del Nuevo Mundo. Arnaldoa 10: 19-38.
  4. ^ Gentry, A. H. 1993. A Field Guide to the Families and Genera of Woody Plants of Northwest South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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Pleuranthodendron: Brief Summary

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Pleuranthodendron is a genus of flowering plants in the family Salicaceae. It consists of one species of small to medium-sized trees native to the neotropics, specifically Central America and northern South America.

Formerly placed in the heterogeneous family Flacourtiaceae, Pleuranthodendron is now classified in Salicaceae, along with close relatives Hasseltia and Macrothumia, with which they are commonly confused.

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