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Genus :

OXYCEROS

Family :

RUBIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Shrubs or  trees or climbers. Stipules broadly triangular to ovate. Inflorescence pseudo-axillary or subterminal appearing unilaterally on alternate nodes. Flowers bisexual. Calyx infundibular, shortly lobed. Corolla salver-form, tube longer or shorter than lobes. Anthers exserted. Styles exserted, stigmatic lobes adherent, ovary 2-locular, ovules numerous. Fruits globose to ellipsoidal berry, wall leathery. Seeds immersed in a pulpy matrix.