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Genus :

KADSURA

Family :

SCHISANDRACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Shrubs, climbing, usually glabrous. Leaves entire or distantly serrate-dentate, usually coriaceous, opaque to pellucid-glandular. Flowers solitary, axillary or fascicled in axils of scales near the base of short lateral branchlets from old wood. Perianth segments 9-many, imbricate, in 3-many series, white, yellow or red. Male flowers with 5 to many stamens, spirally arranged on torus, filaments very short,  anther lobes small with broad connectives. Female flowers with many densely imbricate carpels, stigmas broad, sessile, ovules 2-4. Fruits globose, fleshy, indehiscent, 1-seeded fruitlets. Seeds 1-2, suspended.