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  Reinwardtiodendron anamalaiense
 
  Family: MELIACEAE
  Citation:  Reinwardtiodendron anamalaiense (Bedd.) Mabb., Malaysian For. 45: 452. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 110. 1984; S.S. Jain & S.S.R. Bennet in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 498.1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 58. 2002; N.C. Nair & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 658. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 211. 2009. Lansium anamalaiense Bedd., Madras J. Lit. Sci. ser.3, 1: 40. 1864. Lansium anamallayanum Bedd., Fl. Sylv. t. 131. 1871 & Ic. t. 104. 1868-1874; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 558. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 182(130). 1915. Aglaia anamallayana (Bedd.) Kosterm., Reinwardtia 7: 257,t.10. 1966; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 109. 1990. Reinwardtiodendron anamallayanum (Bedd.) Saldanha in Saldanha & Nicolson, Fl. Hassan Dist. 392. 1976; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 50FCN 90; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 98. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 135. 1997.
  Malayalam Name(s): Cheeralam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Trees, to 20 m high, bark 2-3 mm thick, smooth, greyish-brown mottled with grey, lenticellate; blaze dull yellow; branchlets minutely grey tomentose. Leaves imparipinnate, attenuate; leaflets 5-9, alternate, 5-15 x 1.5-5.5 cm, elliptic, lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-obovate, acute, apex acuminate obtusely acuminate or caudate-acuminate, base oblique, attenuate or cuneate, margin entire, coriaceous, glabrous; rachis 4.2-11.5 cm long, slender, swollen at base, glabrous; lateral nerves 8-10 pairs, pinnate, slender, prominent, intercostae reticulate, prominent; domatia present. Flowers polygamodioecious, 3-4 mm across, yellowish-white; males in axillary panicles; females in axillary spikes or racemes. Sepals 5, ovate-orbicular, ciliate, fused in lower half. Petals 5, concave, imbricate; staminal tube globose, crenulate. Stamens 9-10 in 2 rows, the lower include, the upper partly exserted, sometimes apiculate, the attached filaments prominent. Ovary superior, globose, 5-celled, ovules 2 in each cell; style short, thick, stigma 3-5 lobed, truncate. Fruit a berry, ovoid, white, scaly; seeds 1-2, embedded in a pulpy aril.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-November
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-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:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Vellanimala, Chimmini, Pathenthode, Pezha, Kariamchola, Kummattanthode, Kannoth R.F., Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Mukkali forests, Kudam-Siruvani forests, Thalichola
   
 
   
 
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