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Published In: Bibliotheque Universelle de Geneve ser. 2. 17: 135–136. 1838. (Sept 1838) (Biblioth. Universelle Geneve) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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General/Distribution: A monotypic genus. Tropical Africa.


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Medium sized evergreen trees. Leaves subopposite to opposite; imparipinnate. Flowers on long peduncled panicles. Calyx campanulate, 2-5-lobed. Corolla 2-lipped, 5-lobed. Stamens 4. Disk present. Fruit indehiscent, cylindrical, very large and gourd-like. Seeds wingless, embedded in pulp.
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