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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Dichapetalaceae
Genus: Dichapetalum
Type species
Dichapetalum madagascariense

Dichapetalum is a genus in the plant family Dichapetalaceae. The plants are tropical lianas native to warmer regions of Africa, Asia, Malesia, the West Indies, Australia and Latin America.


Accepted by The Plant List, as of February 2014:[3]


  1. ^ Thouars, Louis-Marie Aubert du Petit. Genera Nova Madagascariensia 23. 1806.
  2. ^ a b c "Dichapetalum%". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) database (listing by % wildcard matching of all taxa relevant to Australia). Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 26 Feb 2014.
  3. ^ The Plant List