Aglaieae

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Aglaieae

Description

Leaves usually pinnate, rarely trifoliolate or unifoliolate. Flowers hermaphrodite or unisexual (plant dioecious). Staminal tube usually globular or cyathiform, unlobed. Fruit usually a berry, less often a capsule. Seeds arillate or with sarcotesta, without endosperm; cotyledons usually superposed, radicle included.

Distribution

Asiatic tropics and extending into the western Pacific present
Five genera restricted to the Asiatic tropics and extending into the western Pacific. All, except Sphaerosacme Wall. ex Royle, of which there is one species, S. decandra (Wall.) T.D.Penn., restricted to the Himalayas, are represented in Malesia.

Citation

T.D.Penn. 1975 – In: Blumea. 480.