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A genus of a single species, distinguished from other members of the Podocarpus family by the following combination of characters: habit prostrate; leaves scale-like, four-ranked; female cones with numerous fertile scales which become fleshy when ripe; seeds partly enclosed in a thin aril.

Species articles