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Published In: Tableau de l'École de Botanique 3: 391. 1829. (Tabl. École Bot. (ed. 3)) 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.: April-May, occasionally during the rains. Fruit: cold season.
Type: Type: Nepal, Wallich 2811 (K).
Distribution: Distribution: N.W. Himalaya, Indus eastwards to Nepal, mountains of South India; Hazara, Pakistan, Kashmir.
Comment/Acknowledgements: In moist ravines, 600-1800 m, not very common.

This species is very close to Olea paniculala R. Br., a native of Australia and Malesia.

Map Location: C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: Murree Rd., 3000 ft., R.R. Stewart 9140, 306 (RAW), (above Tret) 1574 (RAW, K); below Murree, 3500 ft., D. Stewart 707/k (K); Tret, 3000 ft., M.A. Siddigi & Y. Nasir 6068 (RAW) ; Murree Rd., Charra Pani, 5000 ft., Mohindar Nath., s.n., 2nd October, I936 (RAW); Lehtrar, 3000 ft., R.R. Stewart, s.n., May 1958 (RAW), Jabbar Ali 3166 (RAW) ; Kahuta Tehsil: Keral, 2000 ft., R.N. Parker 3306 (K); Karot, M.A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 5929 (RAW); C-7 Kashmir: Sensa, Kotli, A. Rashid, R.R. Stewart & E. Nasir, s.n., 19th July 1953 (RAW).

 

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Tree 5-20 m high, glabrous or nearly so; branches lenticellate, bark rough. Leaves 10 cm long, 5 cm broad, oblong-lanceolate, long-acuminate, glabrous, dark green and shining above, paler beneath, coriaceous, with domatia at the axils of nerves (sometimes not found on young leaves), base cuneate, margin slightly undulate; petiole 1-2 cm long. Flowers cream-coloured, in terminal or lateral compound trichotomous cymes. Calyx 4-toothed, c. 1 mm long, persistent. Corolla deeply divided, lobes valvate, elliptic, 1-2 mm long. Anthers large. Ovary glabrate. Drupe 1-1.5 cm long, 5-7 mm wide, ovoid, somewhat oblique, apex acute.
 
 
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