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Genus Embelia Family Primulaceae

Description: Mostly climbing shrubs.

Leaves alternate with brown to reddish translucent dots or streaks in lamina.

Flowers terminal or axillary, in racemes or panicles; mostly 4- or 5-merous. Calyx deeply lobed. Petals free or shortly fused.

Fruit a drupe; 1-seeded.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 130 species, tropical & subtropical, Africa, Madagascar, eastern Asia to Pacific islands. Australia: 2 species, Qld, N.S.W.

Formerly in Myrsinaceae.

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Embelia australiana

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