Eckl. & Zeyh.
Trees, monoecious or polygamous, resiniferous. Leaves pinnate; rachis +/- winged; leaflets +/- sessile, subopposite, in 3-6 pairs, margin serrate or entire. Flowers dimorphic, subglobose, velvety; in dense panicles. Sepals 5, unequal, either elliptic or spatulate, concave, fimbriate or ciliate. Petals 5, shorter than sepals, obovate, without scales, imbricate. Disc thick, annular. Stamens 8, arising within disc, longer than calyx; filaments terete; anthers oblong. Ovary 3-locular, subglobose; with 1 or 2 ovules in each locule; style short, thick; stigma 3-angled. Fruit globose, fleshy, obscurely 3-lobed, 1- or 2-seeded. Seeds flattened, without an aril.
Species 1: Hippobromus pauciflorus (L.f.) Radlk., Northern Province, Mpumalanga to KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape near Uitenhage and Port Elizabeth.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith