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Tilia cordata Mill., Gard. Diet. ed. 8, no. 1. 1768; R. Parker, For. Fl. Punjab 56. 1918.

Trees, up to 30 mm tall, with large, spreading crowns; branchlets glabrous or subglabrous. Leaves 3 - 9 x 2 - 8 cm, suborbicular, cordate at base, acuminate at apex, acutely and finely serrate, glabrous except for tufts of reddish brown hairs in the axils of nerves beneath. Cymes 4 - 15-flowered. Fruits ca 6 mm across, globose; pericarp membranous.

Fl. & Fr. June - Oct.

Cultivated in Himachal Pradesh.

Native of Europe except the extreme north and south.

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