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Aglaia glaucescens King in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 64: 64. 1875; C.E. Parkinson, Forest Fl. Andaman Isl. 121. 1923.


Small tree, ca 8 m tall; bark covered with rust-coloured, scurfy tomentum when young, becomes cinereous-lenticellate when mature; branchlets slender. Leaves pari- or imparipinnate, 20 - 30 cm long; leaflets 5 - 8, oblong-lanceolate to ovate-oblong, entire along margins, subacute at apex, 6 - 14 x 3.5 - 5 cm, thinly coriaceous, dull and subglaucous beneath; secondary nerves 7 - 10 on each side, ascendipg or straight, slightly prominent beneath; petiolules 7 - 12 mm long. Panicles as long as leaves, lax, few-flowered. Flowers globose, 2 - 3 mm, yellowish-orange; pedicels ca 2 mm long. Sepals 4 - 5, ovate, concave, erect. Petals 4 - 5, elliptic, obtuse, longer than sepals, coriaceous, glabrous. Staminal tube cylindric, as long as petals, widening at the subentire mouth; anthers 4 - 5, shortly and broadly ovate, included. Ovary pubescent; stigma glabrous.

Fl. & Fr. Dec. - Feb.

Distrib. India: Andaman Islands.




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