Cylicomorpha Urb.
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 115. 1901.

This taxon is accepted by Caricaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0


Trees with very soft wood and copious milky juice, stem prickly

Leaves in a cluster at the top of the stem, palmately lobed, petioles long

Male flowers numerous, paniculate

Corolla lobes alternating with the calyx teeth

Stamens connate into a tube at the base

Female flowers solitary or in short few-flowered inflorescences


  • 1 Caricaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954
  • 2 in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 30: 115 (1901).
  • 3 Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 115. 1901.

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