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cymosa Kurz in J. Bot. 14: 34.1876. Glycosmis oxyphylla Wallich ex Voigt, Hort. Suburb. Calc. 129. 1845. G. tetraphylla Wallich ex Voigt, Hort. Suburb. Calc. 129. 1845. G. pentaphylla var. 2, subvar. 4. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 500. 1875. G. cymosa (Kurz) Narayanaswami in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 14: 26, f. 8.1941.


Shrubs or small trees, up to 10 m high. Leaves 5- or 3- or rarely 6-foliolate, up to 30 cm long; leaflets oblong-lanceolate or elliptic, 5 - 16 x 2 - 5.5 cm, acuminate at base, caudate-acuminate at apex, acumen 4 - 15 mm long, bluntish at tip. Berries obovoid or oblong, 10 - 15 mm long, ca 6 mm broad, bluish, pitted glandular; seed 1.

Fl. Dec.- May; Fr. April-June.

Distrib. India: Evergreen forests, up to 1500 m altitude. Sikkim, W. Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh.

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, China, Taiwan, and Philippines.




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