Author: Jan Scholten
Region: subtropical and tropical regions of the Americas.
Genera: Lacistema with 11 species; Lozania with 3 species.
It is close to Salicaceae
In the Plant theory it is included in Salicaceae.
Shrubs and small trees.
Inflorescence: axillary; catkins or raceme or panicle.
Flowers: hermaphroditic flowers; some have sepals; one stamen, one style, two stigmas.
Fruit: capsule; containing one oily seed.