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Lannea A. Rich.


Description from Flora of China

Calesiam Adanson.

Trees, dioecious. Leaves imparipinnately compound; leaflets opposite, entire. Inflorescence a terminal panicle or raceme. Flowers 4-merous. Stamens 8; anthers ovoid, reduced and sterile in female flower. Disk intrastaminal. Ovary 4-locular, with 1 apical pendulous ovule per locule; styles 3 or 4, short; stigma subglobose; ovary in male flower rudimentary. Drupe small, subreniform, compressed; mesocarp thin; endocarp woody, 1-4-locular with operculum.

About 70 species: tropical Africa, S and SE Asia; one species in China.

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Lower Taxon


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