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Hippomaneoidea

Magnoliopsida - Euphorbiales - Euphorbiaceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Hippomaneoidea Crepet and Daghlian

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
classDicotyledonae
RankNameAuthor
subclassDilleniidae
orderEuphorbiales
familyEuphorbiaceaeJussieu 1789
genusHippomaneoidea

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. L. Crepet and C. P. Daghlian 1982Up to 5 cm long, sometimes branched spikes of bract subtended cymules each composed only of at least three staminate florets with at least three stamens each. Bracts are ovate and cupped. Pollen is tricolporate and prolate (26.9 x 20.6 micrometers average diam.) with lalongate pores. Exine is tectate-columellate and perforate. Exine ornamentation is a convoluted reticulum with striate muri.