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Aglaia haslettiana Haines in J. & Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 15: 312. 1919 & Bot. Bihar Orissa 180. 1921.

Tree, to 15 m high; branchlets, rachises and petiolules densely lepidote. Leaves usually imparipinnate, to 50 cm long; leaflets 5 - 7, subopposite or alternate, oblong or elliptic-oblong, tapering and oblique at base, entire along margins, acuminate at apex, 15 - 23 x 3.5 - 7.5 cm, densely lepidote beneath when young, glabrescent except on midnerve when mature; secondary nerves 10 - 15 on each side; venation obscured petiolules 3 - 10 mm long. Panicles 5 - 10 cm long, densely lepidote, shortly pedunculate Flowers globose, small, ca 2 mm, fragrant; pedicels 1 - 1.5 mm long. Calyx campanulate. shallowly 5-toothed, lepidote outside. Petals 5, elliptic-oblong, obtuse. Staminal tube globose, as long as petals; mouth crenulate; anthers 10, sessile, 1-seriate, equal, included Ovary short, obscurely 3-angled; stigma sessile, 3-lobed. Fruits not seen.

Fl. April - May

Distrib. India: Orissa.


Notes. Haines considered it to be a connecting link between Amoora Roxb. and Aglaia Lour.

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