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8. Tectona Linnaeus f., Suppl. Pl. 151. 1781.
[nom. cons.]

柚木属 you mu shu

Trees, tall, deciduous. Indumentum stellate. Leaves large, opposite or whorled, petiolate. Panicles terminal, with many dichotomous cymes; bracts small, narrow, early deciduous. Calyx campanulate, tube short, lobes spreading. Stamens 5 or 6, inserted on apical part of tube, exserted; anthers dehiscing by longitudinal slits. Ovary 4-locular; ovule 1 per locule. Stigma 2-cleft. Fruit enclosed in enlarged persistent calyx, endocarp bony, exocarp thin. Seeds oblong.

About three species: mainly in India, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Philippines; one species introduced and sometimes naturalized in tropical and subtropical China.

Lower Taxon


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