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Aglaia ganggo Miq., Fl. Ned. Ind., Eerste Bijv. 3: 506. 1861. & in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavum 4: 46. 1868; C.E. Parkinson, Forest Fl. Andaman Isl. 121. 1923.

Tree, to 15 m tall; bark greyish, smooth; young branches, petioles, midnerve and inflorescence lepidote-tomentose. Leaves pari-or imparipinnate, to 60 cm long; leaflets 10 - 17, opposite or alternate, oblong or oblong-lanceolate, somewhat unequal at base, entire along margins, acute or shortly acuminate at apex, 7 - 18 x 2.5 - 4 cm, minutely pustulate on both surfaces, subcoriaceous; secondary nerves 12 - 18 on each side; petiolules 3 - 8 mm long. Panicles as long as leaves, rusty. Flowers subsessile, 2 - 3 mm long. Calyx cupular, 5-toothed, lepidote outside. Petals 5, elliptic, concave, larger than calyx, glabrous. Staminal tube ovoid, shorter than petals; mouth entire; anthers 5, included. Ovary depressed, 3-angled, small, densely hairy; stigma grooved, glabrous. Fruits compressed, reniform, almost 2-lobed, ca 2 cm across, lepidote, coppery-brown.

Fl. & Fr. Rainy season, Jan. - Mar.

Distrib. India: Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Evergreen or semievergreen forests of Middle and S. Andamans, Long and Havelock Islands.

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