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Aglaia andamanica Hiern in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 555. 1875; C.E. Parkinson, Forest Fl. Andaman Isl. 121. 1923.


Tree, to 25 m tall; young parts with deciduous lepidote scales. Leaves to 45 cm long; leaflets 5 - 7, ovate-elliptic to elliptic, 10 - 15 x 5 - 8 cm, membranous, glabrous and shining above, sparsely lepidote beneath; secondary nerves 13 - 16 on each side; petiolules 6 - 8 mm long. Panicles crowded at ends of branches, 5 - 8 cm long, covered with lepidote scales. Flowers ca 3 mm long; pedicels short. Calyx cup-shaped, 5-toothed, lepidote outside, yellowish-white. Petals 5, elliptic-obovate, larger than calyx, puberulous outside. Staminal tube obovoid-globose with 4 obscure broad teeth at apex; anthers 8 - 9, included. Ovary small, depressed, 3-angled, densely hairy; stigma fleshy, subcapitate, 3-angled, glabrous. Fruits narrowly ellipsoid, ca 4 cm long, pale, lepidote.

Fl. & Fr. Nov. - July.

Distrib. India: Andaman & Nicobar Islands. In deciduous and semideciduous forests.

Myanmar.




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