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Berrya Roxb. (''Berria''), orth. et nom. cons.

Trees. Leaves alternate, cordate, 5 - 7-nerved. Panicles axillary and terminal, leafy at base. Calyx campanulate. Petals 5. Stamens numerous. Ovary 3 - 4-lobed; style subulate; stigma lobed. Fruit a capsule; seeds 1 - 2 in each locule; endosperm fleshy.

Distributed in Indo-Malaya, the Philippine Islands and Tahiti, ca 8 species; one in India.

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