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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Dichapetalaceae
Genera: DichapetalumStephanopodiumTapura

Dichapetalaceae Baill., 1886

Type genus: Dichapetalum Thouars

Primary references

Baillon, H.E., 1886. Flora Brasiliensis 12(1): 365.

Additional references

Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 1992 onwards. The families of flowering plants: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. Version: 9th March 2006.[1]

Vernacular names
日本語: カイナンボク科
한국어: 디카페탈룸과
русский: Дихапеталовые
Tiếng Việt: Họ A tràng
中文: 毒鼠子科

Dichapetalaceae is a family of flowering plants, consisting of 3 genera and about 170 species.[2][3] Members of this family are trees, shrubs or lianas found in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

The species Dichapetalum cymosum of Southern Africa is highly poisonous because of fluoroacetate.

Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x.
Stephens, P.F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9, June 2008. http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/APweb/
Christenhusz, M. J. M. & Byng, J. W. (2016). "The number of known plants species in the world and its annual increase". Phytotaxa. 261 (3): 201–217. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.261.3.1.

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