Enchylaena

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Enchylaena

Description

Shrubs. Flowers bisexual, solitary, axillary; perianth 5-lobed, connate almost to the apex; fruiting perianth succulent, red, with an inner cartilaginous layer, often with 5 small apical tepaline lobes or minute wings, divided opposite the radicle by a deep slit; stamens 5; stigmas 2. Pericarp membranous; seeds horizontal; embryo subannular; radicle centrifugal; perisperm abundant. Two spp., Australia.

Citation

Prodr: 407 (1810)

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