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Dioecious trees. Leaves pinnately-veined, densely puberulous below on the reticulate venation. Stipules semi-amplexicaul, free.  Inflorescences borne in leaf axils, unisexual, with both the male and female in the form of a spike. Male flowers with 4 tepals and stamens. Female flowers: tepals 4; stigmas 2, markedly unequal; fruiting perianth enlarged and fleshy, Fruit drupaceous.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Milicia sp.

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 11
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 26
Specimens with Sequences: 40
Specimens with Barcodes: 37
Species: 4
Species With Barcodes: 4
Public Records: 1
Public Species: 1
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Wikipedia

Milicia (plant)

Milicia is a small genus of tropical African trees. There are two recognized species, which are closely related: Milicia excelsa and Milicia regia.[2] These trees yield a durable wood, iroko.

Milicia excelsa is currently listed as 'lower risk/near threatened' on the IUCN Red List.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Klaus Kubitzki, Karl Ulrich Kramer, Herbert Huber, P. S. Green (1990), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2, Springer, p. 446 
  2. ^ D.A. Ofori, M.D. Swaine, C. Leifert, J.R. Cobbinah and A.H. Price (December 2001), "Population genetic structure of Milicia species characterised by using RAPD and nucleotide sequencing L.", Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 48 (6): 637–647, doi:10.1023/A:1013805807957 
  3. ^ "The IUCN Red List of Endangered Species: Milicia excelsa", The IUCN Red List of Endangered Species
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