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Pakistan | Family List | Sapindaceae

Cupaniopsis Radlkofer in Sitzungsber. bayer. Akad. 9:483, 498. 1879. et in Pflanzenr. Sapind. 1177. 1933.

Trees or shrubs, Leaves exstipulate, alternate, compound; leaflets alter┬Čnate to opposite, entire. Flowers regular or irregular, in axillary and sub-terminal panicles. Sepals 4-5, free or connate at the base, imbricate, in 2 rows. Petals 4-5 or absent, with or without scales. Disc annular, fleshy, glabrous. Stamens 6-10, sometimes less, free, usually exserted. Ovary ovoid or obovoid, 2-4 locular; ovules solitary. Fruit capsular, 2-4-lobed, lobes connate or free, sometimes compressed. Seeds sub-globose to oblong, arillate.

A genus of about 60 species, distributed in Australia and Polynesia. Represented in W. Pakistan by 1 cultivated species.

Lower Taxon

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