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Published In: Bonplandia (Hannover) 4: 139. 1856. (Bonplandia (Hannover)) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/9/2020)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 1/5/2021)
Description: Andromonoecious, unarmed, slightly pubescent or glabrous, terrestrial, evergreen trees or shrubs. Stems branched, leptocaulous. Leaves alternate, petiolate, the bases slightly enlarged, inconspicuously stipulate; blades palmately compound with 5–9 leaflets; leaflets elliptic, oblong, ovate to lanceolate, subcoriaceous to chartaceous, the margins serrate to serrulate, petiolulate. Inflorescences terminal, erect, paniculate, the ultimate units umbellules; bracts triangular; pedicels medium to short, thick, articulated. Calyx with 5 small teeth; petals 5, valvate, free; stamens 5; carpels 2(3), ovary inferior, styles connate, rarely divided at the tip; the disc convex. Fruits drupes, glabrous, globose or ovoid, terete; endocarp crustaceous. Endosperm ruminate. 2n = 48.
Distribution: E & SE Asia and the Himalayas.
Notes: Macropanax is a genus of 17 species.

 
 
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