Aphananthe

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Aphananthe
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Aphananthe philippinensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Aphananthe
Planch.
Species

Aphananthe aspera
Aphananthe philippinensis

Synonyms
  • Mirandaceltis Sharp 1958

Aphananthe is a small genus of evergreen trees in the family Cannabaceae. Around six species are recognised, found in Madagascar, South-east Asia, Mexico and Australia. Leaves are alternate on the stem and toothed. Flowers are unisexual, fruit form as drupes.[1] The generic name of Aphananthe refers to insignificant flowers. Species include Aphananthe aspera and Aphananthe philippinensis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aphananthe". Plant Net, NSW Flora Online. NSW Government. Retrieved March 26, 2012.