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Aglaia canarensis Gamble in Bull. Misc. Inform. 1915: 346. 1915 & Fl. Pres. Madras 180. 1915.


Tree, to 20 m tall; young parts lepidote. Leaves imparipinnate, to 40 cm long with a long rachis; leaflets ca 13, alternate or subopposite, lanceolate, obtusely acute or even rounded at base, entire along margins, acute at apex, 13 - 17 x 5 cm, glabrous on both surfaces except on nerves beneath, olive-brown when dry; secondary nerves 12 - 15 on each side; venation obscure; petiolules ca 1 cm long, that of terminal leaflet longer. Panicles axillary, lax, ca 40 cm long, lepidote; peduncle to 15 cm long, ultimate branches spicate. Flowers sessile, small, lepidote, with ovate bracts and 3 - 5 acute bracteoles. Calyx campanulate; lobes obtuse, ciliate. Petals oblong, to 2 mm long, glabrous. Staminal tube subglobose, glabrous; anthers acute, included. Ovary conical; style short.

Fl. & Fr. Jan. - May.

Distrib. India: W. Ghats of Karnataka(S. Kanara).

Endemic.




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