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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/24/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/24/2013)
Genus Gyminda Sarg.
PlaceOfPublication Gard. For. 4: 4. 1891.
Note TYPE: G. latifolia (Sur.) Urb.
Description Dioecious shrubs or trees. Leaves opposite, coriaceous; stipules small, ca- ducous. Inflorescences axillary, pedunculate dichasia. Flowers unisexual; sepals 4, small; petals 4; disc annular or quadrate, fleshy; male flowers with 4 stamens inserted on the margin of the disc, filaments subulate, anthers oblong, introrse; pistil rudimentary, conic, 2-lobed; female flowers with ovoid pistil, ovary ob- long, basally adnate to the disc, 2-loculed, each locule 1-ovuled, the ovules pen- dulous, the style short, the stigma 2-lobed. Fruit a drupe, usually 1-seeded.
Habit shrubs or trees
Distribution This genus comprises 4 species of West Indies and Central America.
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