Quick Reference

(family Loganiaceae)

A genus of trees or shrubs, with a few stranglers or epiphytes, in which the flowers are fragrant, and the corolla white or cream, and up to 30 cm across in a few species. The fruit is a berry seated on the persistent calyx, and has many small seeds. There are 35 species, occurring from Indo-Malaysia to the Pacific islands.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Reference entries