Acronychia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Small trees or shrubs, with simple hairs. Leaves opposite, rarely subopposite; 1- or 3-foliolate; leaflet margins entire. Inflorescence axillary, cymose or paniculate, rarely 1-flowered. Flowers bisexual; sepals 4, free or basally fused; petals 4, valvate, free, deciduous; stamens 8, free, spreading; ovary 4-(rarely 8-)locular, style arising terminally from ovary, stigma small, not or slightly wider than style, ovules 2 per loculus. Fruit a drupe; seeds dull to shiny, black.

43 species, from India through southern Asia to the Pacific islands; 18 species (15 endemic) in eastern Australia.

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Rutaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
Higher taxa
genus Acronychia
Subordinate taxa