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  Canarium vulgare
 
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  Family: BURSERACEAE
  Citation:  Canarium vulgare Leenh. in Bernice P. Bishop, Mus. Bull. 216: 31. f. 13. 1955; V. Chithra & A.N. Henry in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 441. 1997; A.N. Henry & V. Chithra in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 630. 2005. Canarium commune L., Mant. Pl. 1: 127. 1767,p.p.; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 531. 1875.
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  Description: Trees to 40 m tall, buttressed. Leaves alternate, 23-32 cm long; leaflets lanceolate or ovate-oblong, slightly oblique at base, cuneate, dilated and jointed at point where lamina joins petiolule, entire or slightly wavy at margin, long-acuminate at apex, glabrous or pulverulent; stipules oblong, elliptic or rotundate, auricled, caducous. Inflorescences terminal, thyrsoid; bracts ovate-orbicular, concave, obtuse-rounded at apex. Flowers tomentose; male flowers sessile or subsessile; female ones pedicelled. Calyx cupular, ca 3.5x 4.5 mm; lobes ovate, obtuse, densely pubescent. Petals ovate and obtuse. Stamens 6, free, ca 3 mm long. Disc in male flowers solid, sometimes with a style-like appendix; in female ones adnate to receptacle except rim. Ovary glabrous. Pistillode absent in male flowers. Drupes ovoid with persistent calyx.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-June
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Occasionally cultivated
  Distribution: Cultivated throughout the tropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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