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Siphonodon Griffith

Trees. Leaves spiral or alternate. Cymes axillary, 3-4-flowered, peduncles short. Flowers 5-merous, cream coloured. Calyx imbricate. Petals imbricate. Stamens connivent round the pistil in the lower half or at base; filaments flattened; anthers with distinct and broad connective. Gynoecium half immersed, adnate to the disc, upper half hollow; ovary many-loculed; style columnar. Fruit drupaceous, hard, 1-seeded. Seeds stony, flat.

Malesia to Australia; 7 species, 1 in India.

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