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Semi-evergreen to deciduous trees. Leaves opposite, simple, petiolate, entire or shallowly dentate towards apex, stipules entire, caducous, appressed, flattened at shoot apices. Flowers subsessile in globose pedunculate heads, peduncles simple, borne near base of current growth, bracteoles interfloral, slender, clavate. Calyx tube short, lobes narrowly clavate. Corolla hypocrateriform, tube dilated at apex, lobes short. Anthers subsessile in corolla throat, basifixed, partly exserted. Ovary 2-locular, ovules numerous, styles long, exserted, stigmas capitate. Fruits free, dry, dehiscent. Seeds shortly winged.