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Deciduous tree; leaves 8-15 cm,


(our varieties),
  the rhachis terete,
  not winged; leaflets 1-4 pairs,


2-6 x 1-2.5 cm,
  the base oblique,
  the apex acuminate; terminal leaflet petioliolate,
  slightly shorter than the laterals; male flowers: subsessile,
  in erect,
  much-branched loose panicles to 10 cm; stamens 4-5,
  rudimentary; pistil minute; female flowers: pedicellate,
  in loose spreading panicle to 15 cm; perianth c. 2.5 mm; ovary c. 2.5 mm; style very short,
  stigmas longer than the ovary; drupe 5-6 x 5 mm,
  depressed globose-ovoid,
  glabrous…var microphylla: Leaflets 1-2( -3)-paired,
  never 4-paired,
  1.5-2.5 x 1-1.5 em.


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