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Published In: Revisio Generum Plantarum 1: 114. 1891. (5 Nov 1891) (Revis. Gen. 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.: April-June.
Type: Type: Described from India.
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia in forests in the foot-hill zone.
Comment/Acknowledgements: A rare species in our area, reproducing by root suckers. The root is believed to be a specific for snake-bites. The bark and the dried powered leaves are used in native medicine. The wood is used for making furniture and picture frames.
Illustration: Cassine glauca (Rottb.) Kuntze (Illustration)
Map Location: C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: Tehsil Kahuta, Panjar, c. 2000 ft., R. R. Stewart 25495 (RAW).

 

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A large tree; branchlets reddish; bark red inside, exuding a watery sap when cut. Leaves opposite or sub-opposite, 3-16 x 1.5-7.5 cm, elliptic, ovate-oblong or obovate, glabrous, dark green, shining above, glaucous beneath; petiole 0.5-1 cm long, channelled. Cymes axillary, dichotomous, 7.5-12 cm long; peduncle 2.5-6.5 cm long, often red. Flower 5 mm in diameter, whitish; calyx 4-5-lobed, lobes rounded, margin membranous; stamens included, filaments recurved, anthers with a 2-lobed connective. Ovary adnate to the disc; style very short, persistent. Fruit a dry, ovoid, drupe, 1-15 cm long, 1-celled, 1-seeded.
 
 
 
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