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Glyptopetalum calocarpum (Kurz) Prain in J. As. Soc. Bengal 60(2): 209. 1891; Parkinson, For. Fl. Andaman Isls. 127. 1923. Euonymus calocarpus Kurz in J. As. Soc. Bengal 299. 1872; M. Lawson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 609. 1875.

Small trees; branch lets terete, glabrous. Leaves oblong or oblong-lanceolate, 10-15 x 6.5-7.5 cm, acute to shortly acuminate, glabrous, coriaceous, entire; nerves 5-6 pairs; petioles 7-10 cm long. Flowers in axillary or extra axillary cymes, 4-merous, greenish white. Sepals lobed, inner pair longer than outer. Petals with 2 depressions on the inner side. Ovary immersed in the disc, 4-loculed. Ovules 1 in each locule, pendulous. Disc fleshy, lobed. Fruits capsular. globose. Seeds globose, arillate.

Fl. & Fr. : July - Dec.

Distrib. India: Along sea shores. Andaman & Nicobar Islands.


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