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Published In: Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1879: 46. 1879. (Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: April-June.
Type: Type: Arabia: Hadie, Forsskal s.n. det. as Cornus sanguinea, Forssk. (C).
Distribution: Distribution: N. Africa, Arabia, Pakistan, India, Sri-Lanka.
Comment/Acknowledgements: The species is found in dry areas up to 300 m. Sometimes also grown in gardens or self sown.
Illustration: Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch. (Illustration)
Map Location: C-7 Jhelum: Langarpur, R. R. Stewart 544 (RAW); Baghan-Wala, Salt Range, M. A. Siddiqi 3674 (RAW); D-8 Lahore: Lahore, P. C. Joshi 6 (RAW); Sind: Karachi G-4 Karachi University, 8.2.1959, R. R. Stewart s.n. (RAW); rd. to Cape Monze, J. Lamond 243 (E); Clifton, subsandy soil, Jafri 1173 (E).

 

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Tree or shrub up to 9 m tall. Leaves 6-10.5 x 2-4 cm, elliptic oblong to oblanceolate, entire to ± undulate, coriaceous to scabrid, cuneate, obtuse, nerves impressed above, strigose to pubescent, especially in the axils of the nerves on the under surface. Calyx 3.5 mm long, tubular-campanulate, pubescent, accrescent, shallowly lobed; lobes obtuse. Corolla c. 5 mm long, white; lobes ± ligulate-obuse, reflexed. Filaments c. 1.8 mm long, glabrous. Anthers c. 1 mm long. Drupe 11 mm long, ovoid, mucronate, reddish-brown, longitudinally striate.
 
 
 
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