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Miliusa dolichantha Craib in Bull. Misc. Inf. Kew 1920: 108. 1920.

Small trees; young branches densely brown or reddish brown-pubescent or puberulous. Leaves oblong or oblong-lanceolate, slightly unequal and cuneate or rounded at base, long-acuminate at apex, 12 - 20 x 5 - 7.5 cm, sparsely pubescent on nerves above, pubescent with straight hairs on nerves below; petioles ca 3 mm long, pubescent. Flowers bisexual, usually in pairs, axillary or in axils of fallen leaves; pedicels 7 - 8 mm long, rusty pubescent; bracts 2, linear-lanceolate, ca 8 mm long, pubescent, submedian and basal. Sepals 3, free, narrowly lanceolate, acute, ca 10 x 1.5 mm, rusty pubescent. Petals 6 (3 + 3), rusty pubescent; outer petals like the sepals; inner ones valvate, ovate, ca 2.5 mm long (in bud). Stamens intermixed with straight hairs. Carpels not seen.

Fl. & Fr. not known.

Distrib. India: Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.


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