- Large trees.
- Leaves opposite, either odd-pinnate or simple.
- Round inter-petiolar stipules.
- Winged rachis.
Diagnosis: 1. Trees with leaves simple, opposite, serrate, almost circular inter-petiolar stipules. 2. Trees with leaves odd-pinnate, opposite, leaflets serrate, rachis winged, circular inter-petiolar stipules.
Local distribution: High cloud forest and Atlantic slope rain forest down to 750 m.
|Rutaceae||(Zanthoxylum): leaves alternate with translucent yellow dots.
|Fabaceae||(Inga): leaves even-pinnate.
Diversity: Total: 1 genus, 3 species. Trees: 1 genus, 3 species.
Comments: Secondary forest and light gap colonists that often begin as epiphytes and continue to grow as free-standing trees after their host tree falls.