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Bouea Meissner

Trees. Leaves simple, opposite, petiolate. Panicles axillary and terminal. Flowers small, bracteate, polygamous. Calyx 3-5-lobed, caducous, valvate. Petals 3-5, free, imbricate. Stamens 3-5, all fertile. Disc lobed. Ovary superior, 1-loculed, 1-ovuled; style terminal; stigma unequally 3-lobed. Fruit a fleshy Drupes. Seed suberect; cotyledons fleshy.

Tropical S. E. Asia and Maleasia; ca 4 species, 1 in India.

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