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Genus :

LANNEA

Family :

ANACARDIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Dioecious trees. Leaves alternate, compound, imparipinnate, leaflets opposite, entire. Inflorescence axillary or terminal. Flowers unisexual. Calyx 4-lobed, persistent, imbricate. Petals 4, free, imbricate. Stamens 8. Disc annular, lobed. Carpels 4, syncarpous, ovary superior, 1-loculed, 1-ovuled, styles 4. Drupes compressed laterally, with crown of persistent styles, 1-seeded. Seed with testa free from the endocarp, cotyledons linear, plano-convex.