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Genus :

GYNOCARDIA

Family :

FLACOURTIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Evergreen trees or large shrubs, bark grey and warty outside. Leaves alternate, bifarious, oblong, coriaceous, acuminate. Flowers in axillary fascicles or in large branches from the trunk, dioecious. Calyx 5-lobed. Petals oblong or ovate. Stamens numerous. Ovary 1-celled, styles 5. Fruits on the trunk, globose, lenticelled outside. Seeds obovoid or oblong, albumen generally oily.