Botanical Survey of India | Flora of India

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Pegia Colebr.


Scandent shrubs or woody climbers; plants polygamous. Leaves alternate, imp.aripinnate, petiolate; leaflets numeorus, subopposite, serrate. Panicles axillary or terminal. flowers unisexual and bisexual. Calyx 5-lobed. Petals 5, free, imbricate. Stamens 10. Disc annular, slightly notched. Carpels 5, united; ovary embedded in the disc. 5 loculed, l-ovuled; styles 5, connate; stigmas simple. Drupes 1-loculed, obliquely-ovoid.

South East Asia; more or less 3 species, 1 in India.




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