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[Perennial], shrub, tree; [some monoecious or dioecious].
Leaf: generally opposite, pinnately compound, generally stipuled; leaflets generally toothed.
Inflorescence: panicle [ raceme], drooping.
Flower: radial; sepals 5, free or fused at base, often petal-like; petals 5, free; stamens 5, alternate petals, often attached to disk; ovary superior, chambers 2–4, each with 1–12 ovules in 2 rows.
Fruit: generally inflated capsule with open top [ follicles, drupe, berry].
Seed: generally 1–2 per chamber.
5 genera, 50–60 species: n temperate, Asia, C.Am, South America; some cultivated for showy fruit (Staphylea), timber (Turpinia). [Matthews & Endress 2005 Bot J Linn Soc 147:1–46] Most closely related to Crossosomataceae, Stachyuraceae. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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