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Dysoxylum andamanicum King in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 64: 49. 1895; C.E. Parkinson, Forest Fl. Andaman. Isl. 120. 1923.


Tree, to 10 m tall. Leaves 15 - 25 cm long; leaflets 5 - 9, alternate, oblong to ovate, 7.5 - 12.5 x 4 - 5 cm, membranous, glabrous; secondary nerves 6 - 10 on each side; petiolules ca 7 mm long. Spikes 2.5 - 5 cm long, few-flowered, puberulous. Flowers pale yellow or cream-coloured; pedicels ca 7 mm long, puberulous. Calyx shallow, glabrous, minutely 4-toothed. Petals 4, oblong, subacute, convex at apex, much longer than calyx, reflexed, puberulous outside, imbricate. Staminal tube cylindric, slightly inflated near base, shorter than petals, terminated by 9 - 10 teeth, slightly puberulous; anthers 8 - 10, alternate with teeth, ovate, partly exserted. Disk annular, shorter than and connate with ovary at its base, fleshy. Ovary conical, crenulate, densely white-pubescent; style stout; stigma with an annulus at base, discoid, included. Capsules globose, depressed, obscurely 3-grooved, ca 3.5 cm; seeds 2 or 3, elliptic.

Fl. & Fr. Jan.

Distrib. India: Andaman Islands.




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