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12. Reinwardtiodendron Koorders, Meded. Lands Plantentuin. 19: 389. 1898.

雷楝属 lei lian shu

Authors: Hua Peng & David J. Mabberley

Shrubs or trees, dioecious. Leaves odd-pinnate; leaflets few; leaflet blades leathery, margin entire. Inflorescences axillary. Flowers subglobose, small. Male flowers in lax panicles. Female flowers in racemes or spikes. Sepals 5. Petals 5, orbicular, imbricate. Staminal tube globose or ovoid; anthers 10, in 2 whorls, included. Disk inconspicuous. Ovary globose, 5-locular, with 1 ovule per locule; style extremely short or almost absent; stigma 3-5-lobed. Berry fleshy. Seeds 1-5, surrounded by a sarcotesta.

Seven species: tropical Asia; one species in China.

Lower Taxon


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