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  1. Ochnaceae, family Ochnaceae, ochna family(noun)

    family of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs with thick shining parallel-veined leaves

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  1. Ochnaceae

    The family Ochnaceae, or wild plane family, comprises mainly trees or shrubs, and more rarely herbaceous plants. Species of the Ochnaceae are found from subtropical to tropical regions. They are best represented in South America. The family has about 53 genera and 600 species. Members of the Ochnaceae all have evergreen petiolate leaves, which are sometimes leathery. The leaves are most often simple and alternate, but can be racemose, paniculate or more rarely pinnate. Pinnate leaves are typical of Godoya. These species are hermaphroditic.

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  1. Ochnaceae

    A plant family of the order THEALES, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida that have evergreen, alternate leaves.


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