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Trees or treelets with stout, often hollow branches. Leaves conferted at intervals (), glandular along the margins, nerves almost straight-ly ascending at an angle of 60-70°. Stipules entire. Inflorescences terminal, many-flowered, panicles often with many hypsophylls at base; Flowers ☿ or polygamous. Sepals 5. Petals 5, white, creamy or purplish. Ovary 3-carpelled; Fruit opening with 3 longitudinal slits, the style usually not splitting. Seeds winged like a propeller with 2 blades.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Bismarcks present, Solomons present
Solomons and Bismarcks; in Malesia: Borneo, Philippines, Celebes, Moluccas, and New Guinea.


BLUME - in Blumea. 1968: 74
KANIS - in Nova Guinea, Bot. 1961: 63