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Published In: Supplementum Plantarum 291. 1781[1782]. (Apr 1782) (Suppl. 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.: Nov. Feb.
Type: Type: Described from SE. Asia.
Distribution: Distribution: Native of Burma & Malaya. Widely cultivated in the tropics and sub-tropics.
Comment/Acknowledgements: The ‘Indian Cork Tree’ is occasionally cultivated as a roadside tree or along avenues. The flowers are fragrant and fully open at night. Does not set fruit here.
Map Location: C-6 Peshawar Dist.: University Campus, tree, 10 m tall, E.& Y.Nasir & F.R.Fosberg 8612(RAW); C-7 Jhelum Dist.: Baghanwala, ± 1200; M.A.Siddiqi 3688 (RAW); G-4 Karachi Dist.: University Campus, fls. white, Y.Nasir & M.Qaiser 8634(RAW).


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Young shoots pubescent. Leaves 40-50 cm long; leaflets (3-)5-7 (-9-), ovate to elliptic-ovate, 23-40 x 12-35 mm, dentate to subentire, acuminate, cuneate to ± truncate, nerves prominent on undersurface. Panicles many-flowerd. Calyx cupular, c.2 mm long, truncate, lobes indistinct, persistent. Corolla tube cylindrical. 54-56 mm long, slender, lobes unequal, elliptic-ovate to oval, 6.5-12.5 x 5.6 6.5 mm. Stamens attached near mouth of corolla; filaments of longer stamens 10.5 mm; fertile anther cell oblong, 4 mm long, abortive cell linear, curved, c.1.2 mm long, staminodes filiform. Ovary linear-oblong, c. 4.5 mm long. Style filiform, exserted; stigma bilobed, lobes subovate, c. 1.2 mm long. Capsule not seen.
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