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  Garuga floribunda var. gamblei
 
  Family: BURSERACEAE
  Citation:  Garuga floribunda Decne., Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 3: 477. 1834, var. gamblei (King ex W. Smith) Kalkman, Blumea 7: 466. 1953; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 94. 1985; V. Chithra & A.N. Henry in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 448. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 60. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 53. 2002; A.N. Henry & V. Chithra in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 633. 2005. Garuga gamblei King ex W. Smith, Rec. Bot. Surv. Ind. 4: 262. 1911; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 169(121). 1915.
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  Description: Trees, to 15 m high, bole buttressed; bark surface grey, smooth, fibrous; blaze pink. Leaves imparipinnate, alternate, apically clustered; stipules oblong, cauducous; rachis 16-60 cm, slender, terete, glabrous; leaflets opposite or subopposite; petiolule 2-3 mm, slender, glabrous; leaflets 11-21, lower pair curved down, stipule like; lamina 3.6-15 x 1.4-5 cm, lanceolate, ovate-lanceolate or ovate-oblong, base oblique and cuneate, margin crenate or serrate, glabrous, chartaceous; lateral nerves 12-20 pairs, parallel, prominent, intercostae reticulate, prominent. Flowers polygamous, white or yellow, fragrant, in axillary panicles to 20 cm; bracts linear, to 2 mm; calyx tube narrowly campanulate, pubescent; lobes 5, ovate; petals 5, oblong, pubescent, acuminate; disc 10 lobed, crenate; stamens 10, filaments 1.5 and 2 mm, puberulous; anthers versatile; ovary stipitate, superior, glabrous, 5-celled, ovules 2 in each cell; style 2-2.5 mm; pubescent, stigma 5-lobed. Fruit a drupe, globose, 4-lobed; pyrenes 4; seed one.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Kottayam, Wayanad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: India, Bangladesh, West China, Hainan
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Anakunnu, Keerapady, Taliparamba
   
 
   
 
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