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Moringaceae


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A small family of small trees whose leaves are 2–4 times pinnate. The flowers are bilaterally symmetrical, and pentamerous, the sepals fused, the petals free. The fruit is a long pod splitting into 3 valves, and the seeds are large and 3-winged. There is 1 genus, occurring in tropical Africa, Madagascar, and from Arabia to India.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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