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Shrub [ tree]; dioecious [ monoecious].
Stem: generally branched.
Leaf: simple [palmate- compound], alternate, opposite, or whorled in 3s; entire or toothed; stipules 0 [present].
Inflorescence: generally axillary [subterminal, terminal].
Staminate flower: ± radial; sepals 4–10, free [ fused], overlapped; petals 0; nectary disk present ; stamens 5–10, filaments free [ fused].
Pistillate flower: ± radial; sepals 4–13, free; petals 0; nectary disk present ; ovary superior, compound, placentas axile, ovules generally 2 per chamber, styles free [ fused].
Seed: 1–2 per chamber, scar generally appendaged [not].
24 genera, 80 species: tropics, especially s hemisphere. Incl in (non-monophyletic) Euphorbiaceae in TJM (1993). —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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