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Skimmia Thunb., Nov. Gen. 57. 1783. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind., 1:499.1875; Collett, Fl. Siml. 78.1902; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. 64.1918.

  • Laureola M. Roem.

    Glabrous shrubs. Leaves simple, petiolate, alternate, glandular-punctate. Flowers polygamous, clustered in terminal panicles. Calyx 4-5-partite. Petals 4-5, oblong. Stamens 4-5. Ovary 2-5-locular; style stout or absent, stigma 2-5-lobed. Fruit a drupe, fleshy.

    A genus of 7 or 8 species distributed in the Himalayas, E. Asia, Japan and Phillipine Islands. The genus has a strong musky smell. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

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