The Clusiaceae or Guttiferae Juss. are a family of plants including 13 genera and ca 750 species.
Several former members of Clusiaceae are now placed in Calophyllaceae and Hypericaceae.
They are mostly trees and shrubs, with milky sap and fruits or capsules for seeds. The family is primarily tropical.
Clusiaceae family (sensu lato) is extensively used in ethnomedicine for treating a number of disease conditions which include cancer, inflammation, and infection.
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