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Aromatic shrubs or trees, rarely climbers. Leaves opposite, 1-foliolate or 3-foliolate, leaflets entire. Inflorescence axillary, paniculate, subcorymbose or 1 to a few flowers. Flowers bisexual, 4-merous. Sepals free or connate at base. Petals valvate, deciduous or rarely persistent, white. Stamens 8, filaments often densely ciliate at the base. Ovary superior, 4-8 chambered, style twisted, cells with 2 axillary ovules. Fruit a 4-8 locular drupe, 1-2 seeds per cells.