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Genus Vernicia Family Euphorbiaceae

Description: Trees with simple hairs; monoecious.

Leaves alternate, large, entire or lobed, palmately veined, with 2 glands at apex of petiole; long-petiolate.

Inflorescence terminal, paniculate, male and female flowers mixed. Calyx entire, splitting into 3 segments. Petals 5. Male flowers with numerous stamens. Female flowers with a 2–7-locular ovary; styles 2–7-branched, each branch bifid.

Fruit ± fleshy, 2–7-lobed.


Distribution and occurrence: World: c. 3 species, Asia. Australia: 1 species (naturalized).

Text by T. A. James & G. J. Harden
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Vernicia fordii

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