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Aglaia khasiana Hiern in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 554. 1875; Kanj. et al., Fl. Assam 1: 238.1937.


Tree, to 15 m tall; young parts ferruginous-lepidote. Leaves imparipinnate, 15 - 30 cm long; leaflets 3 - 5, opposite or alternate, narrowly elliptic, narrowed at both ends, entire along margins, 10 - 20 x 2.5 - 5 cm, glabrescent; secondary nerves 12 - 14 on each side; petiolules 0.8 - 2.5 cm long. Panicles much shorter than leaves, densely branched, ferruginous-lepidote. Flowers almost subsessile, 4 - 6 mm across. Calyx 4 - 5-toothed; teeth obtuse, rusty-tomentose. Petals 4 - 5, stellate-lepidote, imbricate. Staminal tube urceolate, glabrous; anthers 4 - 5, elliptic-oblong, ca 2 mm long. Ovary depressed, hirsute in upper half. Berriers ca 2.5 cm across, glabrous.

Distrib. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya.

Endemic.

Notes. Hiern (l.c.) reported the distribution of this species in Sikkim also on the basis of J.D. Hooker's collection but with some doubt. Neither Grierson and Long (Flora of Bhutan 1991) nor Haridasan and Rao (Forest Flora of Meghalaya 1985) recorded it.




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