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  Dysoxylum swaminathanianum
 
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  Family: MELIACEAE
  Citation:  Dysoxylum swaminathanianum Anil Kumar & Sivad., Rheedea 11: 116. 2001; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 119. 2005.
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  Description: Trees, to 10 m high; branchlets obtusely angled, thinly pubescent. Leaves pari or imparipinnate, alternate, estipulate; rachis ca. 30 cm long, sharply angled, pubescent, swollen at base; leaflets 5-9, alternate, estipellate; petiolule upto 5 mm long, slender; lamina 10-18 x 4.5-7 cm, oblong, elliptic-oblong or elliptic-ovate, base oblique, apex acuminate or obtuse, margin entire, glabrescent, chartaceous; lateral nerves ca.7 pairs, pinnate, prominent, intercostae reticulate, faint. Flowers bisexual, creamy, in axillary panicles; peduncle pubescent; pedicel erect, jointed at middle; calyx cupular, 4-5 mm long, slightly inflated at base, pubescent, lobes 4 or 5, in conspicuous and irregular; petals 5, 13 mm long, cream coloured, oblong, recurved, apex thick, 3-angled, sparsely hairy inside; disc cupular, exceeding the ovary, coarsely 8 lobed; staminal tube cylindric, 8 lobed; anthers 8, included, linear; ovary superior, ovoid, hairy, 2 mm long, 4-celled, ovules 2 in each cell; style slender, terete, 8 mm long, sublateral, hairy near the base; stigma capitate.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-May
  District(s): Pathanamthitta
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Kerala
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -200
  Localities: Angamoozhy
   
 
   
 
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