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Dichotomanthes tristaniaecarpa - Kunming Botanical Garden - DSC02895.JPG
Dichotomanthes tristaniaecarpa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae[1]
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Genus: Dichotomanthes
Species: D. tristaniaecarpa
Binomial name
Dichotomanthes tristaniaecarpa

Dichotomanthes is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Rosaceae. The sole species is Dichotomanthes tristaniaecarpa. The flower is perigynous (sepals, petals and stamens around the edge of the ovary) the ovary is superior. The fruit of the plant is a dry achene.


  1. ^ Potter, D., et al. (2007). Phylogeny and classification of Rosaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 266(1–2): 5–43. [Referring to the subfamily by the name "Spiraeoideae"]
Branch with corymbs of flowers
Leaves and leaf arrangement
Open flower and flowers in bud