Semecarpeae

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Semecarpeae

Description

Leaves simple. Stamens in one whorl, same number as the petals. Ovary consisting of (assumedly 3) united carpels, unilocular, usually partly immersed in and adnate to the fleshy, discoid, cupular or tubular disk; Fruit 1-seeded, usually with an enlarged, fleshy hypocarp. — (Melanochyla, Semecarpus, Drimycarpus).

Citation

in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 5. 1892: 174
ENGL. - in DC., Mon. Phan. 4. 1883: 178