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Trees, 6 - 20 m tall; bark smooth, grey. Leaves alternate, paripinnate, exstipulate; leaflets opposite, subopposite or alternate, entire. Flowers polygamo-dioecious, greenish yellow, fascicled in hairy tomentose racemes or panicles. Sepals 4 - 6, valvate or obscurely imbricate. Petals absent. Disc undulate, glabrous. Stamens 5 - 8, inserted; filaments pubescent. Ovary 3 - 4-loculed; ovule 1 in each locule; stigma 3 - 4 cleft. Fruits ovoid. Seeds enclosed in fleshy aril.

Tropical Asia, Indian Archipelago and Philippines; 2 species, 1 in India.




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