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DescriptionDioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, rarely subopposite. Flowers unisexual in short axillary panicles, with small bracteoles. Male flowers with short and solid perianth tube, stamens 3(-4). Female flowers with 3(-4)-lobed perianth. Stigma 3(-4)-lobed. Fruit a spherical drupe, crowned with the persistent perianth lobes. Seed 1.