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Trees, monoecious. Leaves bipinnate or the upper ones at least forked, with several leaflets per branch; Inflorescences thyrses, axillary towards the end of the branches; Flowers fairly big. Sepals 5, free, imbricate, concave, the two outer ones slightly or hardly smaller, fleshy, margin pet doid or not, outside appressedly, densely, shortly tomentose, margin ciliate. Petals 0 or 5, slightly shorter than the sepals, clawed or not, outside mainly towards the base sericeous, margin ciliate; Stamens 8(-13), hardly or not exserted; Ovules 1 per locule. Fruits subdrupaceous, (l-)3(-5)-celled, shortly attenuate to short-stipitate at base, shortly apiculate at apex, densely minutely tomentose, subglabrescent; Seeds brown, hilum basal, orbicular;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Philippines (Philippines present), Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), Christmas Island present, Pacific: Marianas present, Pacific Ocean present, Solomon Islands present
3 species from the Marianas to Christmas Island (Pacific Ocean), Queensland, and the Solomon Islands; in Malesia: from Philippines and Borneo towards the east. See .


S.T. Reynolds 1985 – In: Fl. Austral. p 11
Radlk. 1932 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. p 861