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Logania (family Loganiaceae, *tribe Loganieae) A genus of small trees and shrubs that have opposite, entire leaves, phloem tubes scattered through the xylem, and superficial cork development. The flowers are regular in terminal cymes, the fruit a capsule or berry. The seeds have a fleshy endosperm. There are 15 species, restricted to Australia, New Zealand, and New Caledonia.