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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 625. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: Aug.-Nov.
Type: Type: Habitat in Barbados.
Distribution: Distribution: Indigenous to West Indies, sometimes cultivated in our gardens for its scented flowers.
Photo: Citharexylum spinosum L. (Photo)
Map Location: G-4 Karachi Dist.: Karachi, Jinnah garden, cult. shrub up to 9 ft. tall, 23.11.65, Saida s.n. (KUH); Federal B area, cultivated, 20.11.74., S.M.H. Jafri. 5020 (KUH).

 

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A deciduous large shrub or small tree. Leaves ovate, oblong-elliptic to lanceolate, 7-16 cm long, 3.5-8 cm broad, glabrous, entire or dentate, subacute; petiole 2-2.5 cm long. Spicate racemes 10-20 cm long, pendulous. Flowers white, 5-6 mm across, subsessile, sweet scented. Calyx-tube c. 3 mm long, minutely 5-toothed, glabrous. Corolla-tube c. 5 mm long, hairy at the throat; lobes obovate, subequal, spreading.
 
 
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