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Genus Wikstroemia Family Thymelaeaceae

Description: Shrubs or trees with tough 'bootlace' bark.

Leaves opposite or rarely some alternate.

Flowers in short terminal or axillary racemes or heads; bracts absent. Hypanthium tubular. Sepals 4. Petals scale-like, 4, free or united in pairs. Stamens 8, anthers sessile. Ovary 1-locular, style very short.

Fruit a drupe.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 70 species, southern China, Malesia, Pacific islands. Australia: 1 species (native).

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Wikstroemia indica

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