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Alcimandra Dandy


Description from Flora of China

Trees, evergreen. Stipules free from petiole. Petiole without a stipular scar. Young leaves folded in bud. Flowers terminal, solitary, bisexual. Tepals 9, in 3 whorls. Stamens 35-40; exserted part of connective tongue-shaped; anther elongated, dehiscing introrsely. Gynoecium with a gynophore not longer than androecium; carpels ca. 30, distinct; ovules 2-5 per carpel. Mature carpels leathery, dehiscing along dorsal sutures. Seeds 1-4 per carpel.

One species: Bhutan, SW China, NE India, N Myanmar, N Vietnam.


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