Trichilieae

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Trichilieae

Description

Leaves usually pinnate, rarely trifoliolate or unifoliolate. Plants dioecious or flowers hermaphrodite. Staminal tube usually complete or filaments partially connate, rarely free; anthers nearly always inserted apically on margin of staminal tube or on filaments. Fruit a capsule, berry or drupe. Seed usually arillate or with sarcotesta, usually without endosperm; cotyledons usually collateral.

Distribution

Pantropical present
Eleven or twelve genera, pantropical.

Citation

T.D.Penn. 1975 – In: Blumea. p 466
T.P.Clark 1991: Stud. Trich.-Walsura Comp. 291.
Mabb. & T.P.Clark 1991: Nat. Monsp., h.s. p 582