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Published In: Voyage autour de Monde éxécuté pendant les Années 1836 et 1837 sur la Corvette la ~Bonite~ . . . Botanique Atlas: , pl. 90. 1844. (Voy. Bonite, Bot.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: A small genus of 5 species; distributed from Ethiopia eastwards in tropical and subtropical Asia.

 

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Monoecious or dioecious shrubs. Leaves 3-costate, alternate, serrate, rugose above silvery or greyish tomentose beneath; stipules interpetiolar, bilobed. Inflorescence of paniculately or spicately arranged, sessile, globose, capitate unisexual clusters of flowers. Flowers bracteate. Calyx of male flowers (3-)4(-5) lobed, lobes ovate, valvate or apically sub-imbricate; ventricose-tubular, contracted and minutely 4-toothed succulent and persistent in female flowers. Stamens as many as calyx lobes. Ovary more or less adnate to enveloping calyx, straight; style generally absent, rarely short, stigma penicillate, deciduous; pistillode elliptic, glabrous or hairy at base. Achenes adherent to fleshy calyx, pericarp brittle. Seed endospermic.
 
 
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