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Trees. Leaves pinnate, spirally arranged; leaflets oval to oblong-lanceolate, entire. Flowers in axillary panicles, polygamo-dioecious. Sepals 5, segments subvalvate. Petals absent. Disc 5-lobed. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-loculed, ovules 2; style short, thick; stigma 2-lobed. Fruits ovoid, 1-celled, 1-seeded.

Africa, S.E. Asia to Australia; 2 species, 1 in India.

Distrib. India : In coastal forests. Andaman & Nicobar Islands.




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