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Published In: Fl. Madras 1235. 1925. (Fl. Madras) 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.: June -July.
Type: Type: Deccan Peninsula, Herb. Wight 2531 (K).
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan, Western India, Deccan Peninsula, Sri Lanka. Not common in Pakistan.
Illustration: Litsea deccanensis Gamble (Illustration)
Map Location: Kashmir: C-7 Ghameer, June, A. Rashid 27014 (RAW).


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Evergreen, small trees, densely, softly, pale tomentose in all its parts, except the upper leaf surfaces. Leaves spirally arranged, penninerved, chartaceous, elliptic to oblong to subovate-elliptic, 4-9 x 9-15 cm, obtuse, acute or obtusely acuminate, base acute or rounded, lower surface with 8-10 pairs of erect-patent, arcute, slender, prominulous nerves. Petiole 1-3 cm long. Panicles axillary and extra-axillary, slender; peduncle c. 3 cm long with 1-3 stalked umbels; bracts ovate-orbicular, fleshy, 5-10 mm long. Florets 5; pedicels 2-3 mm long, villous. Perianth lacking. Stamens 15-18, anthers oblong, shorter than the long villous filaments, upper cells introrse, lower latrorse; glands of whorls 3-5, toadstool-shaped, long-stipiate; pistil rudimentary. Female flower with as many staminodes, consisting of small sub-spathulate apex and long, slender filaments. Ovary globose; style long; stigma small, sub-capitellate. Fruit globose, fleshy, black, 1-1.5 cm in diameter; cup disc-like, hardly wider than the thick pedicel.
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