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Alangium Lam., Encycl. Meth. Bot. 1:174. 1783. (conserved name); Benth. & Hook. f., Gen. Pl. 1:949. 1862; Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2:741. 1879 (under Cornaceae); Cooke, Fl. Bomb. Pres. 2:1. 1908 (under Cornaceae); L.H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1:243. 1947; Hutch., Gen. Fl. Pl. 2:48. 1967.

Alangium chinense

Credit: Azmat

  • Diacicarpium Blume
  • Marlea Roxb.

    Evergreen or deciduous trees and shrubs. Leaves simple, entire or palmately lobed with palmate divergent venation. Flowers white or whitish yellow, with articulated pedicels; bracts linear or subulate, deciduous. Calyx tube often sulcate, somewhat turbinate, adnate to the ovary. Petals erect, convergent and valvate in bud, recurved to revolute in open flowers. Anthers large, linear-oblong with a long connective, basifixed rarely dorsifixed or versatile, dithecous, dehiscence introrse or longitudinal. Disc margin crenulate or lobed. Ovary inĀ¬ferior, uni- or bilocular, ovule 1 in each locule, anatropous, pendulous with 2 integuments. Drupe 1-seeded, flattened, with crustaceous or woody endocarp and fleshy or coriaceous exocarp. Seed compressed with 2 seed coats; embryo straight, central and as long as fleshy endosperm, cotyledons oblong-orbicular, foliaceous.

    The genus contains about 17 species; represented in W. Pakistan by one species.

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