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Scientific name: Pellacalyx
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Pellacalyx Korthals

In Vietnam, genera Pellacalyx and Carallia are distinguished from other genera of Rhizophoraceae by living form and germination of seeds. The other genera with some important characters as “trees of inland ecosystems; seeds not germinating while attached to parent plant” and Pellacalyx and Carallia with some important characters as “trees or shrubs of coastal mangrove ecosystems; seeds germinating and hypocotyls growing from fruit while attached to parent plant”. Pellacalyx is distinguished from Carallia by some characters:

Carallia: Stipules twisted, overlapping; stamens attached to disk.

Pellacalyx: Stipules flat, free; stamens attached to mouth of calyx tube

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Myrtales
Familia: Rhizophoraceae

Pellacalyx yunnanensis

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