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Published In: Collection de mémoires 5: 29. 1829. (Coll. Mém.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/16/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 6/26/2012)
Description: Andromonoecous, unarmed, stellate-pubescent, terrestrial, evergreen shrubs or small treelets. Stems monocaulous to well branched, leptocaulous to pachycaulous. Leaves alternate, petiolate (to subsessile), the bases not clasping or only minutely so, exstipulate; blades simple, ovate, lanceolate, obovate or linear, paperaceous to subcoriaceous, entire or occasionally minutely toothed or basally lobed. Inflorescences terminal (occasionally both terminal and axillary), usually erect, paniculate, the ultimate units umbellules; bracts minute to foliaceous; pedicels usually long and slender, articulated or unarticulated. Calyx minutely toothed, 5-lobed; petals 5, valvate, free; stamens 5; carpels 2, ovaries inferior, styles free; the disc flattened. Fruits dry schizocarps (carpophore not free), glabrous to pubescent, elliptic to obovoid, rarely winged, compressed laterally; endocarp membranaceous to fleshy. Endosperm uniform.
Distribution: Australia (mostly E, 1 sp. NW), dry habitats.

 
 
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