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AuthorP. van Royen
TitleRevision of the Sapotaceae of the Malaysian area in a wider sense. XIV. Diploknema Pierre
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
AbstractDiploknema Pierre, Arch, néerl. sc. exact. et nat. 19, 1884, 103; Burck, Med. Lands Pl. Bzg 3, 1886, 43; Boerlage, Handl. Fl. Ned.-Ind. 2, 1, 1891, 301; Baillon, Hist. Pl. 11, 1891, 302; Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. Fam. 4, 1, 1897, 134; Heyne, Nutt. Pl. Ned.-Ind. 3, 1917, 292; Lam, Bull. Jard. Bot. Bzg, sér. 3, 7, 1925, 183; Lam, Bull. Jard. bot. Bzg, sér. 3, 8, 1927, 463; Heyne, Nutt. Pl. Ned.-Ind., ed. 2, 1927, 1231, and ed. 3, 1950, 1231 — Mixandra Pierre, Not. Bot. Sapot., 1890, 2; Dubard, Rev. Gén. Bot. 20, 1908, 316.
Trees. Leaves alternate, usually crowded at apex of branchlets, stipules extant, petioles often thickened in basal part. Inflorescences fascicled in axils of leaf-scars on older branches, those of the present year in most cases bearing leaves only. Sepals (4—)5(—6), spirally arranged, ovate, the two exterior ones valvate, the inner ones imbricate. Corolla 7— 16-lobed. Stamens 16—80, in 2—4 rows inserted in the throat of the corolla, sometimes androecium reduced and consisting of as many petaloid staminodes. Ovary without or with a small disk, conoid, glabrous or pubescent, 5—14-celled; style stout, truncate, cells with one ovule which is centrally or apically attached. Fruit a 1—3(—5)-seeded berry, seeds large, scar broad, testa thin to thick, woody to crustaceous, albumen none to extant, cotyledons thick, curved towards margins, radicle short, inferior.
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