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Siphonodon celastrineus Griff. - Celastraceae
Tree; leaves spiral; cyme axillary, short, 1-many flowers; petals 5, imbricate, ovate, 2.5-3.5 mm long; filaments flat, united at base, connectives broad; ovary immersed to the disc, hollow, many-loculed, irregularly superposed; style raising from the bottom; drupe rough, with 1-seeded pyrene. Distributed in India, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina and Malesia, evergreen and deciduous forests, to 1000 m.