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Genus :

HETEROPANAX

Family :

ARALIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Unarmed, small trees. Leaves large, pinnately decompound, glabrous or subglabrous, stipules not prominent. Infloresecnce of umbels, in large panicles, more or less stellate-hairy. Bracts small, ovate, obtuse, persistent. Flowers polygamopus, the terminal umbel of each panicle-branch usually alone fruiting. Calyx margin entire. Petals 5. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-celleld, style 2, distinct from the base. Fruits laterally much compressed, 2-seeded. Seeds compressed, albumen ruminated.