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Genus :

MASTIXIA

Family :

CORNACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Evergreen trees. Leaves simple, alternate or decussate, acute to caudate apex, truncate to attenuate base, entire. Flowers bisexual, yellowish, corymbiform, pseudo-terminal or axillary panicles, few-flowered. Sepals 4-5, adnate to ovary, conical or barrel-shaped. Petals 4 or 5, ovate to oblong-elliptic, apically inflexed. Stamens 4-5, anthers dorsifixed. Ovary 1-locular, inferior, ovule solitary, stigma inconspicuous. Fruit a drupe, ovoid, or oblong, smooth. Seeds membranous testa.