Dicypellium is a genus of two species of flowering plants in the family Lauraceae, native to tropical South America, in Amazon Basin.
Diagnostic characters: they are trees, with the flowers not involucrated, ovary superior, nine or fewer fertile stamens, anthers four-locular and nine tepals, and the fruit with cupules (see illustration).
>, known as "pau-cravo" in Brazil, has bark that smells like cloves.
- Rohwer, J. G.: The Genera Dicypellium, Phyllostemonodaphne, Systemonodaphne and Urbanodendron (Lauraceae). Botanische Jahrb?cher f?r Systematik 110(2): 157-171, 1988.
The Genus Dicypellium is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 3 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Genus Dicypellium: D. caryophyllaceum · D. caryophyllatum · D. manausense
- Rohwer, J. G.: The Genera Dicypellium, Phyllostemonodaphne, Systemonodaphne and Urbanodendron (Lauraceae). Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 110(2): 157-171, 1988.
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