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Nayariophyton T.K. Paul

Trees; indumentum stellate. Leaves ovate or suborbicular, entire or shallowly 3-lobed. Flowers axillary, solitary or in short panicles. Epicalyx segments 4 - 6, lanceolate-oblong, shortly connate at base, spreading. Calyx 5-lobed, connate up to the middle. Petals 5, oblong. Staminal column 8 - 10 mm long, stamens numerous. Ovary globose, bilocular; styles 2-branched; stigmas rugose-capitate. Fruit subglobose, indehiscent, hairy. Seed one in each locule.

Monotypic genus distributed in India, Bhutan, Myanmar and China(Yunnan).

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