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Genus Tetrapanax Family Araliaceae

Description: Stoloniferous shrub, with a dense indumentum of stellate hairs on most parts.

Leaves palmately lobed, often with some secondary lobing, with large narrow-triangular papery stipules.

Inflorescence of umbels racemosely arranged along panicle branches; pedicels continuous with receptacle (not articulated). Calyx an inconspicuous rim. Petals 4 or 5, valvate in bud, free or forming a calyptra, hairy on outer surface. Stamens 4 or 5. Styles 2, free.

Fruit a drupe.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species, southern China, Taiwan. Australia: 1 species (naturalized).

Text by M. J. Henwood & R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Tetrapanax papyrifer

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