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Pakistan | Family List | Juglandaceae

Engelhardia Leschen. ex Blume, Bijdr. 528. 1825. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 5:595. 1888; Hutch., l.c. 140.

  • Pterilema Reinw.

    Trees or shrubs. Leaves compound with many leaflets. Male catkins solitary to several; perianth united with the linear. bract, margin 3-6-lobed, irregular; stamens 3-15. Female spikes lateral, often long and many flowered, erect or recurved in fruit; bract 3-5-fid, shortly cupular, enlarged in fruit; perianth 4-fid, adnate to the ovary; ovary unilocular; styles 2-4, stigmatose; stigmas papillose-fimbriate. Nut small. Seed 2-4-lobed at the base.

    A genus of 8 species; C. America, Mexico, Burma, Malaysia, Philippines, New Guinea, China, India and Himalayas. Represented in W. Pakistan by 1 species only.

    Lower Taxon


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