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Published In: The Cyclopaedia; or, universial dictionary of arts, . . . 16: Gmelina 4. 1810. (Cycl.) Name publication detailView 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.: January-April.
Type: Type: Described from India, Coromandal coast.
Distribution: Distribution: S.E. Asia, India, Nepal, Bangla Desh, Srilanka, Pakistan and trop. Africa.
Comment/Acknowledgements: A rare plant in our area. Roots, bark and seeds sometimes used medicinally; timber is used for ornamental works. It is also cultivated as a decorative tree in gardens and Avenues.
Map Location: C-7 Gujrat Dist.: Daffar, Phalia, Jan Mohammad s.n. 27.1.1957 (RAW).


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Unarmed tree, up to 20 m tall, with yellowish-tomentose young shoots. Leaves broadly ovate, long acuminate, 10-20 cm long, 7-13 cm broad, entire, glabrous above, hairy on the nerves beneath; petiole 5-12 cm long, glabrous, glandular near the lamina. Cymes terminal, paniculately arranged in the axlis of linear-lanceolate bracts. Flowers large, brownish-yellow. Corolla-tube densely pubescent outside, obliquely funnel-shaped. Drupe obovoid, 2-2.5 cm long, orange-yellow, glabrous.
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