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Castanopsoidea

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Castanopsoidea Crepet and Nixon

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RankNameAuthor
subfamilyCastaneoideae
RankNameAuthor
genusCastanopsoidea

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. L. Crepet and K. C. Nixon 1989Partial pistillate inflorescences of scaly cupules enclosing three fruits. Fruits with an apical stylopodium-perianth complex. Styles three/fruit, linear, short (ca. 2 mm), and without an expanded stigmatic area. Staminodia (stamens?) enclosed by perianth and bearing tricolporate prolate pollen with fused-vermiform exine micromorphology. Wall structure tectate columellate and footlayer tectum ratio ca. 1.