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Flacourtia Commers. ex L’Herit., Strip. Nov. 59. 1785. Hk. f. & Thoms. in Hk. f. Fl. Br. Ind. I : 191. 1875.

Small trees, usually spiny. Leaves simple; margins serrate to crenate. Flowers dioecious in short axillary or terminal clusters. Sepals 4-5. Petals lacking. Stamens indefinite. Ovary 2-5 locular, surrounded below by a disc; styles 2 or more, free or united at the base. Fruit a berry.

A genus of about 60 species found in tropical Africa and Asia.

1 Leaves and stems pubescent. Leaf apex obtuse to acute   Flacourtia indica
+ Leaves and stems glabrous. Leaf apex acuminate   Flacourtia jangomas

Lower Taxa

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