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Лецитисовые (Lecythidaceae) 12/18-26/12

The Lecythidaceae comprise a family of about 20 genera and 250-300 species of woody plants native to tropical South America and Madagascar.

According to the most recent molecular analysis of Lecythidaceae by Mori et al. (2007), the three subfamilies are: Foetidioideae (Foetidiaceae) from Madagascar include only Foetidia, Planchonioideae (including Barringtoniaceae) are restricted to the Old World tropics, Lecythidoideae (Lecythidaceae) are restricted to the New World tropics.

Two other families are sometimes included in Lecythidaceae; the Scytopetalaceae and Napoleonaeaceae are hypothesized as most closely related to Lecythidaceae.
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