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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/22/2013)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 3/22/2013)
Genus Campnosperma Thwaites
PlaceOfPublication Hook. Jour. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 6: 65, 1854, nom. gen. conserv.
Synonym Cyrtospermum Bentham, loc. cit. 4: 13, 1852, non Cyrtosperma Griffith (Notul. PI. Asiat. 3: 149, 1851). Drepanospermum Bentham in Bentham & Hooker f., Gen. PI. 1: 425, 1862.
Description Trees. Leaves petiolate or subsessile, clustered toward the branch-tips; blades simple, entire, coriaceous. Inflorescences paniculate, large, axillary but arising from the distal nodes of a branch. Flowers polygamo-dioecious, 3-5-merous; calyx per- sistent, the lobes imbricate in bud; petals erect or spreading, imbricate at anthesis; stamens 6-10, free, inserted at the base of the disc, subequal or slightly unequal, incurved, the filaments flattened, slightly narrowed toward the apex; intrastaminal disc fleshy, annular, entire or crenate-sulcate; ovary 1-2-locular, the style short, the stigma lobate-discoid, the ovule apical or basal. Drupes ovoid, erect, fleshy, 1- locular or 2-locular (one empty).
Habit Trees
Distribution The genus is primarily East Indian. Two species occur in the New World tropics, one being native to Panama.
 
 
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