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Altingiaceae (rights holder: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings)© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)


Altingiaceae is a small family of flowering plants in the order Saxifragales,[1] consisting of wind-pollinated trees that produce hard, woody fruits containing numerous seeds. The fruits have been studied in considerable detail.[2][3] They naturally occur in Central America, Mexico, eastern North America, the eastern Mediterranean, China, and tropical Asia.[4] They are often cultivated as ornam... © Wikipedia authors and editors (licence)

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