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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/8/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/8/2013)
Species Rhamnidium Reissek
PlaceOfPublication Mart., Fl. Bras. 11(1): 94. 1894.
Description Shrubs or trees, the lenticels conspicuous on the younger stems. Leaves opposite or subopposite, pinnately-veined, entire; mostly petiolate, the stipules interpetiolar. Inflorescences cymes, axillary, pedunculate. Flowers bisexual; floral tube half-spherical to almost conical; sepals (4-)5; petals (4-)5; stamens (4-)5; nectariferous disc apparently absent; ovary more or less superior, in- completely 2-locular, the ovules 2, the style 1, 2-lobed. Fruit drupaceous or berrylike, oblong, the endocarp 2-locular; seeds (1-)2, oily, the endosperm absent.
Habit Shrubs or trees
Distribution A genus of 12 species, mostly in tropical South America, Cuba, and Jamaica; a single species in Panama.
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