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(family Pandanaceae)

A genus of trees whose leaves are borne in 4 spiral ranks, and open sparsely, producing a falsely dichotomous branched crown. The inflorescence is an open, pendulous panicle of small, fleshy, kidney-shaped heads in which the tiny flowers are sunken. There are 2 species, occurring in the Philippines, New Guinea, the Bismarcks, and the Solomon Islands.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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