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Garuga Roxb., Pl. Corom. 3:3.t.208. 1811. DC., Prodr. 80.1824; Bennett in Hook.f., l.c. 528; Cooke, l.c. 211; Dalz. & Gibs., Bomb. Fl. 313.1861; Engler in Engler & Prantl, l.c. 416; Leenhouts in Fl.Mal.5:215. 1958.

Deciduous shrubs or trees; young branches and leaves softly hairy. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets subsessile, crenate-serrate, oblong, ellipitc or oblong-lanceolate, obtuse or retuse. Inflorescence an axillary and terminal much branched panicle. Flowers bisexual or unisexual, short pedicelled. Calyx 5 toothed; teeth triangular, valvate. Petals 5, inserted on the calyx tube, valvate, finally recurved. Stamens 10, free, inserted in the notches of the disc, equal; anthers oblong-ovate. Disc with 10 notches, lining the receptacle. Ovary sessile or shortly stipitate, locules 4-5. Fruit fleshy, globose with l-5 small, bony and furrowed 1-seeded pyrenes. Seed with a membra┬Čnous covering.

4 species distributed in S.E. Asia, Philippines, N. Borneo, Malaysia, Australia and America.

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