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Published In: Synopsis Plantarum 2: 72. 1807[1806]. (Nov 1806) (Syn. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: May July.
Type: Type: India, Herb. Linn. 939/1 (LINN).
Distribution: Distribution: Assam and South India. Cultivated elsewhere.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Much larger but less hardy than the last species. Planted in the plains; not common.
Map Location: D-8 Lahore: Lawrence Garden, 11.viii.1966, Saida Qureshi s.n. (KUH).


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Tree, 7 m or more tall. Leaves oval or elliptic, obtuse or acutish, 8.2-15.2 cm long, 3.3-7.1 cm broad, petiole 5-9 mm long. Panicles 14-35.5 cm long. Hypanthium 8-10 mm long, 11-13 mm broad, 12-ribbed, tomentose. Epicalyx minute, thick. Sepals 7-8 mm long, 4.5-5 mm broad, in fruit spreading, woody. Petals 3.2-3.5 cm long, 2.1-2.5 cm broad, claw 5-6 mm. Ovary 6 mm in diameter. Capsule 1.7-2 cm in diameter, rugose.
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