Melioideae

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Melioideae

Description

Plants dioecious, polygamous or with hermaphrodite flowers entirely. Locules 1-, 2- or 3-ovular with vestigial third ovule, very rarely multiovulate; ovules collateral or superposed. Fruit a fleshy or leathery capsule, berry or drupe. Seeds unwinged, usually with a fleshy testa or aril or combination of these; endosperm present or absent.

Distribution

Pantropical: present
Seven tribes, pantropical..