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  1. Alangiaceae

    Alangiaceae is a small family of small dicotyledon trees, shrubs or lianas, closely related to the Cornaceae. There is only one genus, Alangium, with seventeen species. The AGP II states that Alangiaceae is a synonym of Cornaceae, but still recognizes it as a nom. cons.

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  1. Alangiaceae

    A plant family of the order Cornales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida, consisting of slow-growing evergreen trees common in tropical forests of south India and Burma. Members contain tetrahydroisoquinoline-monoterpene and iridoid glycosides.


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