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24. Himalrandia Yamazaki in J. Jap. Bot. 45(11): 340. 1970.


Suberect, densely branched shrubs, branches usually spinescent; stipules small, interpetiolar, triangular, long pointed. Flowers solitary axillary. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed. Corolla 5-lobed. Anthers almost sessile. Ovary glabrous, 2-loculed with 4-pendulous ovules. Fruit baccate, subglobose with 2-4 seeds.

A monotypic genus, distributed in Subtropical Himalayas. Often included in Gardenia, but differs in having spinescent branches, 2-loculed ovary with 4-pendulous ovules.

Lower Taxon

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