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Tree or shrub. Leaves glabrous on both surfaces, without stomatal cavities, with 2 small discoid glands at base of lamina; Stipules small and triangular, caducous. Inflorescence an axillary or rarely terminal simple or sparsely branched raceme. Flowers hermaphrodite or polygamo-dioecious. Petals 5, not exceeding calyx lobes, not clawed. Stamens either 5 and all fertile or 2 fertile with 3 staminodes; Ovary centrally inserted at base of receptacle, glabrous or densely hairy on exterior; Fruit a small drupe to c. 1.5 cm or c. 3 cm long;


Admiralty Is present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Sumatera (Sumatera present), Nicobar Islands present
Three species; Nicobar Islands; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, Moluccas, New Guinea, Admiralty Is.


A.DC. 1878 – In: Fl. Brit. India: 312
Hook.f. 1865 – In: Benth. & Hook.f., Gen. Pl. 1: 607
Merr. 1915 – In: Philip. J. Sc.: Bot. 307
RIDLEY 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 672
BOERL. 1890 – In: Handl. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 426
BOERL. 1890 – In: Handl. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 425
FOCKE 1891 – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 3: 60
HUTCH. 1964 – In: Gen. Flow. Pl.: 193
Miq. 1855 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 359
Corner 1940: Wayside Trees: 526
MERR. & PERRY 1940 – In: J. Arn. Arb.: 197