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Shrub to tree. Branchlets smooth to slightly grooved. Leaves paripinnate, 1-7-jugate, pseudo-stipules absent, not winged; Inflorescences usually in the upper leaf axils and pseudoterminal, usually only with a few branches; Flowers apparently bisexual but presumably functionally male or female. Sepals 5, equal in size, basally connate. Petalr 5, clawed, margin sometimes auriculate near base, outside and inside sericeous at base; Stamens 8; Fruits an obcordate loculicidally dehiscent capsule, smooth, somewhat lobed, slightly winged, wings narrow at most, stipe usually present; Seeds obovoid;


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea presentpresent, rain forests of E Australia present
12 species; in Malesia 7 species, one widespread over Moluccas and New Guinea, the other 6 endemic in New Guinea. The remaining 5 species endemic in the rain forests of E Australia.


Radlk. 1879: 486-490, 500, 544, 658, 659. – In: Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München
S.T. Reynolds 1984: pp. 53 -57. – In: Austrobaileya. f. 5
Radlk. 1985: pp. 72-77. – In: Fl. Austral. f. 18a-f, map 92-96
Radlk. 1933: pp. 1232-1238. – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. f. 36
Welzen 1991: pp. 87-103. – In: Blumea. figs., maps.