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Cassine paniculata (Wight & Arn.) Lobr.- Callen in Adansonia Ser. 2.15: 220. 1975. Elaeodendron paniculatum Wight & Arn., Prodr. 157. 1834. E. glaucum sensu M. Lawson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 623. 1875 (non Pers.) p.p.

Large trees. Leaves ovate-Ianceolate, 7-8 x 2.5-3.5 cm, base rounded, margins crenate, apex acute. Flowers in cymes. often with a solitary flower at the fork of the inflorescence. Calyx lobes orbicular. Petals spathulate, about 5 x 3 mm, margins membranous. Stamens arising from the lobes of disc. Disc thick, fleshy. Fruits drupaceous, elliptic, apiculate. Seed 2.

Fl. & Fr. : Feb. Nov.

Distrib. India: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Sri Lanka and Malayan Archipelago.

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