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Published In: Plants of the Coast of Coromandel 3: 11, pl. 215. 1819. (Pl. Coromandel) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Type: Holotype: Pl. Corom. 3: 11. t. 215.
Distribution: Distribution: India, Pakistan, Burma and China.
Map Location: C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: Lehtrar, ± 3000, common Jabbar Ali 3167 (RAW); Mori Saidan-Lehtrar, Y. Nasir & Zaffar Ali 4532 (RAW); Karot, very common, flowers white, M.A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 6087 (RAW); Jhelum Dist.: Mount Tilla, Salt Range, c. 3000', Kabir 14669 (E).

 

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Tree, up to 20 m tall. Leaves 3-12.5 cm long, 4-16.5 cm broad, commonly 7 nerved, truncate-subcordate at base, entire or 3-5 angled, not or slightly denticulate, acute-obtuse, dark green and less hairy above, greyish below, midrib or sometimes the adjacent nerves with a gland near the base beneath; petiole 2-7.5 cm long; stipules c. 1 cm long, 0.5 cm broad, somewhat ovate, stalked, fugacious. Flowers in panicle; pedicel 4-8 mm long, in fruit up to 1.5 cm long, ferruginous. Epicalyx segments 5-8 mm long, 2-3 mm broad, oblong, in fruit up to 12 mm long, 6 mm broad, obovate or spathulate, prominently nerved, brown. Sepals 5-8 mm long, lobes triangular, acute, 2-3 mm broad, persistent and enclosing the fruit. Corolla 1-1.5 cm across; petals c. 1 cm long, 4-6 mm broad, obovate-obcordate, clawed, densely hairy on both margins at the base, white or pink. Male flower: Stamens 15-30, staminal tube 3-5 mm long, sparsely pubescent, terminal branches 3-4 mm long. Female flower: Ovary globose, 2 mm across, wooly. Capsule 4-5 mm across. Seed usually 1 in each cell, glabrous, dark brown, reniform.
 
 
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