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Tiliacora Colebr. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 13:53. 1822. Hook. f. & Thoms. in Hook. f., l.c. 99; T. Cooke, l.c. 20; Talbot, l.c. 39; Brandis, l.c. 25; Troupin in Turrill & Milne-Redhead, l.c. 7-8. 1956.

Tiliacora racemosa

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Glossopholis Pierre

    Evergreen robust climbing dioecious or polygamous shrubs. Leaves simple, petiolate, entire and penninerved. Male flowers: sepals 6, 2-seriate, outer 3, much smaller, fleshy or coriaceous; petals 6, minute, cuneate; stamens 6, filaments subcylindric, anthers adnate, introrse, dehiscing longitudinally. Female flowers: carpels 6-30, borne on a gynophore, style short subulate. Drupe obovoid, stipitate, compressed, style scar sub-basal. Seeds uncinate, albumen ruminate.

    A genus of c. 25 tropical African and Indomalaysian species. Represented by 1 cultivated species in Pakistan.

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