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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.

Lower Taxon


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