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Nicobariodendron Vasud. & T. Chakrab.

Dioecious. Trees. Leaves simple, distichous, exstipulate, petiolate, penninerved. Inflorescence axillary racemes, simple or compound. Male flowers: bracteate. Calyx 4-5 lobed; lobes imbricate. Petals 4-5, free, imbricate, inserted on the edge of the disc, alternating with calyx lobes. Disc present. Stamens 2, free, exserted, inserted near the base of the petals; anthers dorsifixed, dithecal, longitudinally dehiscent. Pistillode somewhat sunken in receptacle. Drupe 1- loculed, 1-seeded, subtended by persistent calyx

Monotypic genus, distributed in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.


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