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Ormosia


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(family Fabaceae, subfamily Papilionatae)

A genus of trees in which the leaves are pinnate. The flowers have 5 subequal petals. The pods contain a few large, shiny, scarlet seeds. The timber is hard and heavy. There are about 100 species, occurring in eastern S. America, Malesia, and north-eastern Australia.

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