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Published In: Some Beautiful Indian Trees ed. 2: 79. 1955. (Some Beautiful Indian Trees) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: May.
Type: Type: Described from India, Garhwal, Falconer 289
Distribution: Distribution: Indigenous east of Jumna; cultivated in Pakistan and elsewhere.
Comment/Acknowledgements: It is planted in Gardens for shade.
Illustration: Firmiana pallens Stearn (Illustration)
Map Location: D-7 Lyallpur Dist.: Agricultural College, Lyallpur, A.H. Khan s.n. April 1957 (PFI-B).


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Tree. Leaves with 8-9 cm long tomentose petiole; lamina 3-5-lobed, c. 10 cm long, c. 15 cm broad, stellately pubescent on both sides. Flowers paniculate, appearing before the leaves; pedicel 3-6 mm long, velvety. Calyx pale yellow, 1.5-2 cm long, lobed above the middle, densely glandular hairy outside, glabrous, nerved and with a brown coloured minute membrane adnate to the base within. Staminal column 1-2cm long, recurved, anthers 10, c. 2 mm long. Follicles 5, free, elliptic-ovate, 7-9 cm long, 2.5-3 cm broad, glabrous, stipe c. 5-10 mm long. Seed solitary in each follicle, oblong, 1-1.3 cm long, 6-8 mm broad.
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