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Genus :

MEROPE

Family :

RUTACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Erect shrubs or small trees. Leaves alternate, unifoliolate, petiolate, lamina oblong-ovate to obovate, acute or shortly acuminate at apex, subentire to faintly notched. Flowers axillary, solitary, rarely in fascicles of 2, bisexual, 5-merous, fragrant. Calyx cup-shaped, acutely lobed. Petals free, lanceolate-oblong. Stamens 10, free, filaments linear, anthers linear-oblong. Ovary superior, 3-4 celled, styles short, thick, stigmas flat. Fruit an ovoid to ellipsoid, angular berry. Seeds 2-3 cm long, somewhat reniform.