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  Schrebera swietenioides
 
  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Schrebera swietenioides Roxb., Pl. Corom. t. 101.1798; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3:604.1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 792(557). 1923; Ramach. et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 5: 141.1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 273. 1988; Ravikumar & Ved, Illustr. Field Guide 100 Red Listed Med. Pl. 337. 2000 Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 186. 2002; P. S. Green, Kew Bull. 58: 271. 2003; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 513. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Malamblasu, Mushkakavriksham, Maggamaram, Manimaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Weaver's beam tree
  Description: Deciduous trees, to 15 m high, bark 0.5 cm, greyish-black, exfoliating in thin irregular scales; blaze pink-red. Leaves compound, imparipinnate, opposite, estipulate; rachis 5-10 cm, slender, pubescent, grooved above; leaflets 7-9, opposite; petiolule 3-30 mm, grooved above, angular, tomentose; lamina 6.5-14 x 3.5-6.5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, ovate, elliptic-obovate, base attenuate or oblique, apex acute, margin entire, glabrous above, villous beneath, coriaceous; lateral nerves 5-7 pairs, pinnate, prominent, pubescent beneath, slender; intercostae reticulate. Flowers bisexual, yellowish-brown, fragrant, 1 cm, nocturnal, in terminal, trichotomous cymes; calyx obscurely 4-7 toothed, puberulent, accrescent; corolla 4 mm across, slaver shaped, lobes 4-7, rounded, glandular; stamens 2, attached near the top of corolla tube; filaments short; ovary 2-celled, superior, ovules 3-4 in each cell; style 6 mm long, cylindric; stigma shortly bifid. Fruit a capsule, 5 x 2.5 cm, obovoid, loculicidally 2 valved; seeds pendulous, winged.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Myanmar
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Brown
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-1000
  Localities: Kuchimudi, Baveli
   
 
   
 
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