Girish Mahajan

Polyscias aemiliguineae

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Araliaceae
Scientific name  Polyscias aemiliguineae
Rank  Species
Order  Apiales
Genus  Polyscias
Higher classification  Polyscias
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Polyscias aemiliguineae is a species of plant in the Araliaceae family. It is endemic to Réunion.

It is a shrub or tree, evergreen, hermaphroditic, andromonoecious or dioecious, unarmed, often glabrous, some with sharply aromatic herbage . Leaves 1-5-pinnately compound, margins entire to crenate or serrate; stipules sometimes intrapetiolar and adnate to inside of petiole or absent. Inflorescence a terminal panicle of umbels, heads or spikes, sometimes with a terminal umbel of bisexual flowers and 1 to several lateral umbels of male flowers. Pedicel articulate below ovary. Calyx undulate or with 4 or 5(-8 or more) small lobes . Petals 4 or 5(-8 or more), valvate . Stamens as many as petals. Ovary 4 or 5(-8 or more) carpellate ; styles free or rarely connate at base . Fruit a drupe, terete or laterally flattened. Seeds compressed, endosperm smooth .

References

Polyscias aemiliguineae Wikipedia


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