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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/24/2013)
Genus Zinowiewia Turcz.
PlaceOfPublication Bull. Mosc. 1: 275. 1859.
Note TYPE: Z. integerrima (Turcz.) Turcz.
Description Shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite, petiolate. Inflorescences axillary, fasciculate. Flowers bisexual; calyx 5-lobed, lobes rotund; petals 5; stamens 5; disc fleshy, annular, slightly 5-lobed; ovary semi-inferior, adnate to the disc, 2- loculed, each 2-ovuled, the style short, conic, the stigma obscure, 2-lobed. Fruit a samara.
Habit Shrubs or small trees
Distribution This genus includes about 7 species distributed from southern Mexico to Venezuela.
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