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Elaeocarpus wallichii Kurz in J. Asiat. Soc. Beng. 43: 133. 1874; Kanjilal et al., Fl. Assam 1: 174. 1934.


Trees,15 - 30 m tall; stems sometimes stilted on aerial roots; branchlets greyish or tawny tomentose. Leaves 15 - 25 x 7 - 12 cm, oblong to elliptic or obovate-oblong rounded at base, acuminate at apex, distantly serrate or subentire, glabrous above, puberulous or tawny tomentose; petioles 2 - 5 cm long, geniculate, often with 2 glands at apex. Racemes 10 - 20 cm long, axillary, tomentose. Flower-buds ovoid; flowers white, 5 - 6 mm across; pedicels 7.5 - 10 mm long, puberulous. Sepals 2 - 5 mm long, lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, acute. Petals 4 - 5 mm long, cuneate, laciniate, glabrous. Stamens 20 - 30; anthers bearded. Ovary oblong-ovoid, villous, 3-loculed. Drupes oblong-ovoid, 2 cm long; pyrenes tubercled.

Distrib. India: In moist deciduous forests between 800 and 1000 m. Assam(Goal- para) and Orissa.

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