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Trees up to 30 m. or shrubs with leaves alternate, simple, entire or serrate, penninerved; stipules small or absent. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary cyme or raceme. Flowers bisexual, ± regular, ± hypogynous, in racemose to cymose inflorescences, mostly 5-merous. Sepals ± imbricate, petals free, imbricate or convolute, persistent in fruit. Stamens 5, 10, 15 or 20, in 1 whorl. Ovary superior or slightly inferior, syncarpous, carpels 5 with simple style and stigma. Locules often divided incompletely by outgrowths of the carpel wall, with 2 pendulous ovules in each locule. Fruit a capsule with valves splitting away from the central column.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Ixonanthaceae Flora of Mozambique website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=285
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Ixonanthaceae: Brief Summary
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Ixonanthaceae is a pantropical flowering plant family of trees or shrubs, consisting of about 30 species in 3 or 4 genera. It is a broadleaf evergreen.
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