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Anacolosa griffithii Masters in Fl. Brit. India 1: 580. 1875.

Evergreen shrubs or trees. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, up to 7.5 x 2.7 cm, blunt or bluntish-acuminate, entire, glabrous, coriaceous; petiole ea 6 mm long. Flowers in almost sessile, axillary cymes, small; pedicels short, glabrous. Calyx glabrous.

Distrib. India : Andamans.

Myanmar, Indo-China and Thailand.

Notes. Anjali Chakravarty (Bull. Bot. Surv. India 14: 171-72. 1972) studied the specimens at CAL and opined that A. griffithii Masters does not occur in India. It is included here on the basis of Herb. Helfer 821 (DD) bearing label "Tenasserin and Andaman" and also quoted by Sleumer (Blumea 26: 147. 1980).

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