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Dysoxylum beddomei Hiern in Fl. Brit. India 1: 548. 1875.

Medium-sized to large tree; young parts puberulent. Leaves 30 - 40 cm long; leaflets 5 - 9, alternate, lanceolate, ovate to elliptic-oblong, inequilateral or cuneate at base, entire along margins, obtusely acuminate at apex, 10 - 15 x 4 - 5 cm, glabrous, pale green, submembranous; midnerve and secondary nerves pale beneath; petiolules to 1 cm long. Inflorescence 7 - 15 cm long. Flowers greenish-yellow, to 8 mm long; pedicels short or flowers subsessile. Calyx with short teeth, puberulous. Petals imbricate. Staminal tube shortly toothed, puberulent on both sides. Disk glabrous, exceeding ovary. Ovary hirsute,2-locular. Capsules ribbed, purple or yellow.

Fl. & Fr. Nov. - Mar.

Distrib. India: Kerala, in evergreen forests of Peermed and the Cardamom hills.

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