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Trees or shrubs, glabrous. Stipules ± united and intrapetiolar. Leaves alternate, simple, entire. Flowers axillary, solitary or in fascicles, actinomorphic, bisexual. Sepals 5, valvate, ± united. Petals 5, free, each with (in ours) an adaxial ligule-like nectar-bearing appendage. Stamens 10, usually forming a tube. Ovary superior, 2-3-locular with 1 ovule per loculus. Fruit a 1-seeded fleshy drupe.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Erythroxylaceae Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=85
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Erythroxylaceae

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Erythroxylaceae (the coca family) is a family of flowering trees and shrubs consisting of 4 genera and 271 species.[2][3][4] The four genera are Aneulophus Benth., Erythroxylum P.Browne, Nectaropetalum Engl., and Pinacopodium Exell & Mendonça. The best-known species are the coca plants, including the species Erythroxylum coca, the source of the drug cocaine.

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  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Stephens, P.F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9, June 2008. http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/APweb/
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Erythroxylaceae Kunth | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 2020-02-05.
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Erythroxylaceae: Brief Summary

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Erythroxylaceae (the coca family) is a family of flowering trees and shrubs consisting of 4 genera and 271 species. The four genera are Aneulophus Benth., Erythroxylum P.Browne, Nectaropetalum Engl., and Pinacopodium Exell & Mendonça. The best-known species are the coca plants, including the species Erythroxylum coca, the source of the drug cocaine.

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