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|Authority - A. St.-Hil.||Total Number of genera - 8|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Angiosperm||Total Number of species - 210|
|Plant forms - Tree/Shrub/Herb|
|World Distribution - tropical America and W. Africa|
|Comments - Six of the eight genera are native to the Neotropics, including Central America and parts of Mexico, and tropical South America. The monospecific genera Erismadelphus and Korupodendron are native to West Africa. Trees, shrubs, rarely herbs.|
|1 - Callisthene.|
2 - Erisma.
3 - Erismadelphus.
4 - Euphronia.
5 - Qualea.
6 - Ruizterania.
7 - Salvertia.
8 - Vochysia.