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Published In: Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis 172. 1834. (Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient.) 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)
Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Flower/Fruit: Fl Per.: June-July.
Type: Type: Mysore, Heyne.
Distribution: Distribution: S.E. & W. Punjab, Sind and Rajputana (India).
Comment/Acknowledgements: Found in dry rocky areas up to 1500 m. Parker (l.c.) mentions that its bark is used for tanning.
Illustration: Rhus mysurensis B. Heyne ex Wight & Arn. (Illustration)
Map Location: Sind: Karachi Dist.: G-4 University Campus, Karachi, 18.7.1967, Abrar Hussain s.n. (KUH); near P.C.S.I.R., 18.7.1969, Abrar Hussain s.n. (KUH); Khar river bed, near Musa Gote, 11.4.1964, S.I. Ali et at: s.n. (KUH); Malir Cant., Jafri 2448 (E, KUH); G-5 Hyderabad Dist.: Jamshoro, 20.8.1981, Abrar Hussain s.n. (KUH); Nala Virawa, Nagar Parker Road, M. Qaiser & A. Ghafoor 4147 (KUH); hills of Scinde, Stocks 475 (K).

 

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A dioecious shrub up to 1.5 m tall. Branchlets spinescent. Young shoots pubescent. Leaves trifoliolate; petiole 8-18 mm long, pubescent. Leaflets 8-34 x 6-23 mm, the terminal the largest, obovate-cuneate, pubescent, the upper half irregularly lobed, lower entire; upper surface of a darker colour. Panicle slender, 30-65 mm long, terminal and axillary. Flowers unisexual, yellowish. Bracts ± 1 mm long, lanceolate, pubescent. Pedicel 2-4 mm long, pubescent. Petals 5, c. 1 mm long, oblong-obtuse, glabrous, sometimes apex acutish. Disk faintly 5-lobed. Stamens ± 1 mm long, included, abortive in female flowers. Filaments slender; anthers suborbicular. Ovary (in flower) ovoid, less than 1 mm long, glabrous. Styles 3, spreading. Drupe subglobose, compressed, 4-5 mm broad, yellowish-brown, epicarp crustaceous, shiny.
 
 
 
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