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Shrubs or small trees. Inflorescences terminal, leaf-opposed, axillary, or extra-axillary, fasciculate or 1-flowered. Flowers pedicellate. Receptacle convex. Sepals 3, valvate, connate at base. Petals 6, in 2 whorls, with each whorl valvate, erect to spreading flat, subequal or outer larger than inner. Stamens many, all fertile or inner stamens sometimes reduced to staminodes; anther locules linear-oblong; connectives apically apiculate. Carpels few to many; ovules 2 per carpel, basal; stigmas subglobose to oblong. Ripe carpels long stipitate, clavate, dehiscent. Seeds 1 or 2 per carpel, black and very shiny, without an aril.