family Clusiaceae


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Related to family Clusiaceae: Hypericaceae
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Noun1.family Clusiaceae - widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Hypericales, order Hypericales, order Parietales, Parietales - a large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae
Calophyllum, genus Calophyllum - genus of tropical evergreen trees
genus Clusia - tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs; often epiphytic; some stranglers
Garcinia, genus Garcinia - evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens
genus Hypericum, Hypericum - large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers; cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high altitudes and desert regions
genus Mammea, Mammea - American and Asiatic trees having edible one-seeded fruit
genus Mesua, Mesua - genus of tropical Asiatic trees having large solitary flowers
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Summary: Species of genus Garcinia belonging to family Clusiaceae are traditionally known for the treatment of ulcer, gonorrhea, leucorrhoea and abdominal pain.
Family Clusiaceae includes trees, bushes, lianas and herbs of economic interest for timber production, edible fruit, chemical derivatives of pharmaceutical interest and others.
Garcinia lanceifolia commonly known as "Rupahi-thekera" (Assamese), "Pelh" (Mizo), "Rupohi tekera" (Mising), belonging to the family Clusiaceae, is an important and endemic medicinal plant found in Assam.