Author: Jan Scholten
Botany: large trees; flowers small to medium-sized, spirally arranged; gynoecium of three joined carpels.
The Phytelephantoideae are a monoecious subfamily. Members of this group have distinct monopodial flower clusters. Other distinct features include a gynoecium with five to 10 joined carpels, and flowers with more than three parts per whorl. Fruits are multiple-seeded and have multiple parts.
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Tribes and genera
Ceroxyleae: Ceroxylon, Juania, Oraniopsis, Ravenea
Phytelepheae: Ammandra, Aphandra, Phytelephas.