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Trees. Leaves simple, spirally arranged, undivided. Inflorescence axillary or subterminal raceme. Flowers 5-merous, unisexual or polygamous. Sepals deeply 5-partite. Petals absent. Stamens 5 or more, staminal column cylindric, bearing 4-5 groups of about 4-5 anthers in each male flower. Carpels 5, free, ovary sessile, ovules many, styles short, recurved, stigmas globose, 2-lobed. Fruit a follicle, large, hard, woody, long stipitate, opening by one valve. Seeds many, winged at the apex, compressed