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Genus :

EMBELIA

Family :

MYRSINACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Usually scandent climbers or shrubs. Leaves petiolate, alternate, lamina ovate or obovate to lanceolate, entire or serrulate. Inflorescence axillary or terminal, simple or compound racemes or panicles. Flowers unisexual, dioecious, tetra- or penta-merous. Sepals free, persistent. Petals free or slightly connate at the base, elliptic to oblong. Stamens as many as corolla lobes, filaments slender, elongate, anthers ovoid or oblong. Ovary superior, flask-shaped, pyriform or ovoid, unilocular, styles short, stigmas disc-shaped, capitate. Berry globose or obovoid, 1-seeded, glabrous. Seeds subglobose.