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3. Anogeissus (Candolle) Wallich ex Guillemin et al., Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 279. 1832.

榆绿木属 yu lü mu shu

Conocarpus sect. Anogeissus Candolle, Prodr. 3: 16. 1828; Finetia Gagnepain.

Trees or shrubs. Leaves opposite, subopposite, or alternate; leaf blade ± elliptic. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, pedunculate, globose capitula. Calyx tube proximally ridged or winged, narrowly tubular in middle part, distally cupular; lobes 5, deltoid. Petals absent. Stamens 10. Fruit dry, ridged or winged, apically with middle part of calyx tube persistent and beaklike.

About ten species: tropical Africa, tropical Asia; one species in China.

In addition to the species described below, Anogeissus leiocarpa Guillemin & Perrottet, from tropical Africa, has been recorded as cultivated in Guangdong (Guangzhou).

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