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Glyptopetalum griffithii Prain in J. As. Soc. Bengal 60: 209. 1891; Kanjilal et al., Fl. Assam 1: 266. 1936.


Shrubs, ca 3 m tall; branch lets smooth. Leaves elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 9-15 x 3.5-6.8 cm, apex obtusely short acuminate, base cuneate or obtuse. margin serrulate, sometimes crenulate to entire near base, coriaceous, glabrous; nerves 6-8 pairs, conspicuous; petioles 5-10 cm long. Cymes axillary or extra axillary. Flowers with distinct pedicles. Calyx lobes orbicular, ca 2.5 mm wide, spreading, persistent. Petals bifoveolate on inner surface. Disc 4-lobed. Ovary embeded in the disc, 4-cornered; stigma and style obscure. Capsule rounded, 8-15 mm in diam., outer surface somewhat grooved.

Fl. & Fr. : Dec.

Distrib. India : Arunachal Pradesh.




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