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Published In: Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise 2: 708, pl. 282. 1775. (Jun-Dec 1775) (Hist. Pl. Guiane) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: SAIDA QAISER
General/Distribution: A genus with about 9 species, distributed in tropical America; one is cultivated in Pakistan:

 

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Trees. leaves alternate, oblong, reticulate, entire or crenate. Flowers rather large and showy, borne in terminal and axillary racemes. Calyx tube usually top shaped with 6-lobes. Petals 6, usually borne on a disc, more or less unequal, spreading and incurved. Stamens several in 2-rows, one row forms a ring or cup-like structure in the centre of the flower and around the ovary, the other longer and arising from one side like a fringed palm or spatula over the pistil. Ovary 5-7-loculed with several ovules in each locule. Fruit large, globular, coriaceous, woody, indehiscent. Seeds many, embedded in the pulp.
 
 
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