genus Ruptiliocarpon


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Noun1.genus Ruptiliocarpon - new (1993) genus of trees of Central America now recognized as similar to those of genus Lepidobotrys
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Lepidobotryaceae, Lepidobotryaceae - family created in 1950 solely for the classification of a distinctive African tree repeatedly classified in other families; trees long believed to exist only in Africa
caracolito, Ruptiliocarpon caracolito - large Costa Rican tree having light-colored wood suitable for cabinetry; similar to the African lepidobotrys in wood structure as well as in fruit and flowers and leaves and seeds; often classified in other families