|Abstract||Eberhardtia Lecomte, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 26, 1920, 345; Fl. Gén. Indo-Chine 3, 7, 1930, 882.|
Trees. Leaves scattered along the branchlets, simple, entire, petiolate, secondary nerves diminishing until inconspicuous near margin, tertiary nerves transverse. Stipules large, caducous. Flowers in axillary clusters. Sepals 5, imbricate. Corolla gamopetalous, 5-lobed, each lobe consisting of two broad lateral and one linear, median lobe. Stamens 5, oppositi- and epipetalous, filaments thickened except for the apical part. Staminodes 5, alternipetalous, inserted between the corolla-lobes, filaments thickened, antheroid membranous, sagittate. Ovary 5-celled. Style 1. Fruit a berry, 5-seeded, scar of seed linear, albumen copious, cotyledons thin.