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Toona hainesii (C.DC.) Harms in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2, 19bI: 47. 1940; Bahadur, Monogr. Gen. Toona 108. 1988. Cedrela hainesii C.DC. in Rec. Bot. Surv. Ind. 3: 363. 1908. C. toona Roxb. ex Rottler var. hainesii (C.DC.) Haines, Forest Fl. Chota Nagpur 250. 1910 & Bot. Bihar Orissa 174. 1921.

Moderate to large tree with a spreading crown; young parts hairy. Leaves to 50 cm long; rachis to 12 cm long; leaflets 11 pairs, opposite or subopposite, lanceolate, slightly oblique at base, entire along margins, acuminate at apex, ca 10 x 3 cm, puberulous especially along midnerve when young; secondary nerves to 15 on each side,hairy in axils beneath; petiolules to 7 mm long. Panicle 20 - 30 cm long, lax. Flowers small; pedicels ca 1 mm long. Sepals 5, rounded,puberulous outside, ciliate along margins,ca 1.25 mm long. Petals oblong-elliptic, obtuse at both ends, 4 - 4.5 x ca 2.5 mm. Stamens 5, alternating with 5 thread-like staminodes; anthers cordate at base, shortly appendaged. Disk and ovary hirsute; style glabrous.

Fl. & Fr. : May - Nov.

Distrib. India: Restricted to Singhbhum in Orissa:

China and Australia.

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