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  Buchanania axillaris
 
  Family: ANACARDIACEAE
  Citation:  Buchanania axillaris (Desr.) Ramamoorthy in Saldanha & Nicolson, Fl. Hassan Dist. 374. 1976; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 113. 1989; D. Chandra & S.K. Mukh.in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 441. 2000; V. Chandra. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 799. 2005. Mangifera axillaris Desr. in Lam., Encycl. Meth. Bot. 3: 687. 1789. Buchanania angustifolia Roxb., Corom. Pl. 3: 79. t. 262. 1819; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 23. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 259(184). 1918.
  Malayalam Name(s): Malamavu
  Tamil name(s):
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  Description: Tree to 10 m high, glabrous; branches stout; bark rough, deeply fissured. Leaves linear-oblong, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, rounded or acute at base, entire at margin, obtuse, rounded or emarginate at apex, 7.5-15 x 3-5 cm, glabrous on both surfaces, reticulate; lateral nerves 12-15 pairs; petioles 1.75 -3 cm long, slender. Flowers 3-6 mm across, in axillary and terminal glabrous branched panicles, white. Calyx lobes 5, semiorbicular, ca 1 mm long. Petals 5, oblong or ovate, ca 2.5mm long. Stamens 10; anthers oblong. Ovary pilose. Drupes obliquely globose, ca 1.25 cm, slightly compressed.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-July
  District(s): Kottayam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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