|Distribution: A family of 4 genera and 90 species from Australia to the islands of
the Pacific and SE Asia; the Flora of Australia publication listed 3 genera and 66
species in Australia, the Australian Plant Census lists 68 species.
Description: This family consists of dioecious or monoecious trees or shrubs.
For more details regarding the description of species within this family please see:
Pollen Morphology: Pollen produced by this family are rounded triangular in shape and are between 30-40um at the longest point along both axes. These pollen grains have three pores that protrude from the grain and have a thickened dark area under each pore. The surface texture of these pollen grains are slightly granular.