Lianas or less frequently clambering shrubs or small trees. Leaves alternate, simple; petioles short; stipules absent; nodes usually glandular. Flowers bisexual, zygomorphic, in axillary or terminal racemes; bracts minute; calyx of 5 free sepals, deciduous, the two inner ones larger, petaloid; petals 3, deciduous, united at the base, the central petal in the form of a keel; stamens 8, the filaments united into a staminal tube, the anthers dehiscent by a subapical aperture; ovary superior, unilocular, with a single ovule, the stigma bilobate. Fruit a samara with a distal wing, the seminiferous locule basal, with a single seed. A genus of 50 species, distributed throughout the tropics and subtropics.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:33
Specimens with Barcodes:24
Species With Barcodes:12
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