The Family Caryocaraceae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Subfamily (1): Cichorioideae
- Tribe (1): Lepidieae
- Genus (6): Acantacaryx · Anthodiscus · Caryocar · Pekea · Rhizobolus · Saouari
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 62 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Family Caryocaraceae.
Anthodiscus is a genus of plant in family Caryocaraceae. [more]
Caryocar (souari trees) is a genus of flowering plants, in the South American family Caryocaraceae. There are 15 species in this genus, all trees that yield a strong timber. Eight species within the genus Caryocar have edible fruits, called souari-nuts or sawarri-nuts. The most well-known species is probably the Pekea-nut (C. nuciferum). In Brazil the Pequi (C. brasiliense) is most popular; it has a variety of uses, not the least among them being the production of pequi oil. Furthermore, some species are used by indigenous peoples to produce poisons for hunting. [more]
More info about the Genus Saouari may be found here.
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