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5. Anacardiaceae Tribe DOBINEEAE

九子母族 jiu zi mu zu

Shrubs or perennial herbs, dioecious. Leaves simple or 3-foliolate, petiolate, serrate. Floral subtending bracts conspicuous. Flowers dimorphic; male perianth 4- or 5-merous, with distinct calyx and corolla; female flower without perianth. Stamens 8-10, diplostemonous. Disk intrastaminal, annular. Ovary 1-celled, superior; ovule basally attached; style 1, terminal; stigma 1. Fruit dry, indehiscent, attached to midrib of accrescent floral subtending bract.

About two genera and three species: E Himalayan region to SW China; one genus and two species (one endemic) in China.

Lower Taxon


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