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Dracontomelon Bl.


Description from Flora of China

Trees. Leaves imparipinnately compound; leaflets entire, rarely serrulate. Inflorescence paniculate, axillary or subterminal. Flowers 5-merous, bisexual, pedicellate. Stamens 10, equal to petals in length; filaments linear-subulate. Disk dish-shaped, ± lobed. Ovary 5-locular, locules 1-ovulate; styles 5, joined in upper part. Drupe subglobose; mesocarp fleshy; endocarp pentagonous and slightly compressed in cross section, resembling a face, 5-locular. Seed elliptic, 3-ribbed.

About eight species: tropical Asia; two species (one endemic) in China.

分类区 Classified Area, 药用植物园 Medicinal Plants Area, 荫生植物区 Shady Plants Area, 濒危园 Endangered Plants Garden, 标本园 Specimens Garden, 引种苗圃 Introducing Plants Nursery, 蒲岗保护区 Pu Gang Reserve

Lower Taxa


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