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Polyalthia


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(family Annonaceae)

A genus of small trees in which the crown is monopodial. The flowers are bisexual, with 3 sepals and 6 petals which are often showy. There are a few to many fruits. There are about 120 species, occurring in the Old World tropics, especially in Southeast Asia.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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