Trees, shrubs (or climbers), sometimes spiny.
Leaves alternate or spiral, often clustered; simple, often leathery; margin usually entire; no stipules.
Bisexual (or monoecious), Flower: 5 sepals; 5 ±connate petals; 5 stamens free from petals; ovary superior.
Fruit and seed
Fruit a berry or a capsule, often with viscid exudate around seeds.
- Vascular plants