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Heteropanax Seem.


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs or trees, evergreen, andromonoecious, unarmed, stellate pubescent. Leaves 2-5-pinnately compound, margins entire; stipules inconspicuous. Inflorescence a terminal panicle of umbels, peduncles with a terminal umbel of bisexual flowers and usually 1 to several lateral umbels of male flowers; bracts and bracteoles persistent. Pedicels not articulate below ovary. Calyx rim minutely dentate. Petals 5, valvate. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-carpellate; styles 2, free or united to middle. Fruit a drupe, laterally compressed. Seed compressed, endosperm ruminate.

About eight species: S and SE Asia; six species (two endemic) in China.

Lower Taxa


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