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  Hopea jacobi
 
  Family: DIPTEROCARPACEAE
  Citation:  Hopea jacobi C.E.C. Fisch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 245. 1932; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 308. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1867(1292). 1936; K.P. Janardh. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 226. 1993; K.P. Janardh. & W. Arisdason in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 364. 2005.
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  Description: Trees to 15 m high; twigs slender, dark brown, glabrous. Leaves altrenate, entire, rounded or obtuse at apex, 5.5-9 x 2.5-4 cm, chartaceos up to 7-flowered. Calyx lobes suborbicular, ca 1.5 mm long, coriaceous, inner ones thin-margined. Petals oblong, obtuse, 3-3.5 mm long, minutely ciliate, puberulous outside. Stamens 15; anthers orbicular, flat; appendages subulate, about 3 times longer than anthers forming a fine straight arista. Styles short, pointed. Fruits ovoid, to 1.7 cm long; larger 2 calyx lobes (wings) oblong to oblanceolate, obtuse at apex, ca 4.5 x 1.35 cm, 9-nerved.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting:
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Critically Endangered (CR)
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