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Published In: Revue Horticole (Paris), sér. 4, 3(6): 107. 1854. (16 Mar 1854) (Rev. Hort. (Paris), sér. 4,) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 6/26/2012)
Description: Hermaphroditic or andromonoecious, unarmed, glabrous, terrestrial, evergreen trees or shrubs. Stems well branched, leptocaulous. Leaves alternate, petiolate, the bases stipulate and adnate or exstipulate; blades simple and unlobed or palmately lobed, ovate, elliptic, oblong, or lanceolate, coriaceous to chartaceous, commonly with transparent glandular dots, the margins entire to irregularly toothed. Inflorescences terminal, erect, simple (or compound) umbellate or paniculate; ultimate units umbellules or sometimes capitula; bracts often triangular to ovate; pedicels short (or rarely long), unarticulated. Calyx lobes 5–8, minutely toothed, sometimes forming a rim; petals 5–8, valvate, free; stamens 5–8; carpels 2–8, ovary inferior, styles fully to basally connate; the disc convex. Fruits drupes, glabrous, globose to ovoid-globose; endocarp crustaceous. Endosperm uniform.
Distribution: Tropical and subtropical Asia (E, S and SE) and C to S America.


Lower Taxa

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