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  Buchanania barberi
 
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  Family: ANACARDIACEAE
  Citation:  Buchanania barberi Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 135. 1916 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 259(184). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 128. 1984; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 127. 1994; D. Chandra & S.K. Mukh.in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 442. 2000; V. Chandra. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 799. 2005.
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  Description: Medium sized trees, to 20 m high, bark dark brown with vertical deep fissures and horizontal cracks. Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 8-10 mm, slender; lamina 8-13 x 3-5 cm, elliptic, boradly ovate, oblong, obovate or elliptic-oblong, base attenuate or cuneate, apex obtuse or acute, margin entire, rusty villous beneath when young, coriaceous; lateral nerves 16-20 pairs, parallel, prominent. Flowers bisexual, small, white in terminal and axillary rusty villous panicles of 10 cm long; bract and bracteoles ovate-acute; pedicel 2-3 mm long; calyx short; lobes acute, villous, persistence, imbricate; petals 4-5, 2.5 cm long, oblong, acute, glabrous; stamens 8-10, inserted at the base of the disc, 1 mm long; filaments slender; disc thick, crenulate; carpels 5-6, free, seated in the cavity of disc; only 1 fertile, 1 mm long, villous at base, ovule 1, pendulous. Fruit a drupe.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests and sacred groves
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Kerala
  IUCN status: Critically Endangered (CR)
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