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Published In: The Flora of British India 2(4): 12. 1876. (Fl. Brit. India) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: May-June.
Type: Syntypes: From N.W. Himalaya (Kashmir to Nepal), 3-6000.
Distribution: Distribution: The temperate Himalaya from Swat to Nepal.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Found in the inner ranges of the Himalaya from 1524-2450 m. Differs from the type variety in the pubescent panicles and fewer (10-15-pairs) arched nerves of the leaves. The juice of the plant can irritate the skin.
Illustration: Rhus succedanea var. himalaica Hook. f. (Illustration)
Map Location: B-7 Swat: below Kalam, ± 6000', R.R. Stewart 24593 (RAW); Kashmir: Keran, 5-6000', R.R. & I.D. Stewart 17580 (RAW); Kamalban, 8200', 29.6.1899, Duthie s.n. (RAW); Nuri, 4.8.1899,Inayat s.n. (K).


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Trees up to 9 m tall. Branches and shoots glabrous. Leaves imparipinnate, 30-50 cm or more long; leaflets 9-13 in number, opposite, 65-132 x 27-46 mm, elliptic, acuminate, membranous, midrib on under surface sometimes pubescent, base often obtuse. Flowers in ± lax drooping axillary panicles. Panicles pubescent, not exceeding the leaves. Pedicels 3-4 mm long, puberulous. Calyx lobes ovate-obtuse. Disk 5-lobed. Ovary ovoid. Styles 3, connate. Drupe 6-7 mm broad, compressed, shiny, pale yellow-brown. Epicarp thin, mesocarp waxy, endocarp (stone) c. 5 mm broad, yellow.
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