Toechima

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Toechima

Description

Trees, monoecious. Leaves paripinnate, 1-6-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, usually branching, together sometimes pseudoterminal, thyrsoid. Flowers unisexual. Sepals 5, nearly free, valvate to narrowly imbricate in bud, all equal, not petaloid. Petals 5, as long as to distinctly longer than the calyx, hardly to longly clawed; Stamens 8, in male flowers long exserted; Fruits capsular, dehiscence loculicidal, 3-angular-globular, sessile, not winged; Seeds ellipsoid;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, New Guinea present Australasia:, Queensland (Queensland present) northern New South Wales to the Wilson R: present
6 species, in Australia (Queensland and northern New South Wales to the Wilson R.) and Malesia (New Guinea, 1 species).

Citation

Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1249
Radlk. - in Fl. Austral. 1985: 77
Leenh. - in Blumea. 1988: 203
S.T. Reynolds - in Austrobaileya. 1985: 176