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Pegia Colebr.


Description from Flora of China

Phlebochiton Wallich.

Woody climbers, polygamous. Leaves imparipinnately compound; leaflets opposite to subopposite, serrate. Inflorescences paniculate, terminal or axillary. Flowers 5-merous. Stamens 10; anthers subglobose. Disk 5-notched, intrastaminal. Ovary with 5 locules, only 1 fertile and 1 ovulate; styles 5, united; stigma 3-5-lobed. Drupe ovoid or obliquely oblong; mesocarp red; endocarp oblong, thin, bony. Seed oblong, compressed; embryo straight to slightly curved.

Three species: E Himalayan region to the Indochinese peninsula and Kalimantan; two species in China.

Lower Taxa


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