Author: Jan Scholten
Botany: ± 10 genera, 10 to 90 species; tropical, south east Asia; androgynophore.
Genera: Boschia, Coelostegia, Cullenia, Durio, Helicteres, Kostermansia, Mansonia, Neesia, Neoregnellia, Reevesia, Triplochiton, Ungeria.
In Apg3 classification Helicteriaceae is treated a subfamily of Malvaceae, Helicteroideae. In older taxonomies many genera were included in Bombacaceae.
In the Plant theory Helicteriaceae is treated as a family and placed in Subphase 6.
There is no information about these plants in homeopathy. Durio gives a very delicious, sweet and at the same time very offensive fruit.