Gnetaceae (Spanish joint fir family)

    The Gnetaceae include vines, shrubs and trees from Indomalaysia, tropical West Africa, Fiji, and northern South America.  There are about 30 species in one genus, Gnetum, although some taxonomists split some of the species into the genus Cylindrostachys

    The following member of the Gnetaceae family is growing at Montoso Gardens:


Scientific Name Common Name Plant Family

Gnetum gnemon

Spanish joint fir





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