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Tilia x vulgaris Hayne, Getreue Darstell. Gew. 3: t. 47. 1813; R. Parker, For. Fl. Punjab 57.1918 (T. cordata x platyphyllos). T. europea L., Sp. P. 514. 1753, p.p.

Trees, up to 40 m tall; branchlets sparsely hairy to glabrous. Leaves 5 - 7.5 x 3.5 - 5.5 cm, broadly ovate, cordate or somewhat truncate at base, acuminate at apex, serrate, dull green above, paler beneath, glabrous except for the tufts of whitish hairs in axils of nerves. Cymes 5 - 10-flowered; bracts glabrous. Fruits ca 8 mm across, ovoid or subglobose, rounded at ends; pericarp woody, tomentose.

Fl. & Fr. May - Oct.

Cultivated in Himachal Pradesh.

Native of Europe.

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