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Toona ternatensis (Miq.) Bahadur, Monogr. Gen. Toona 144. 1988. Cedrela febrifuga Blume forma ternatensis Miq. in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavum 4: 63. 1869. Toona febrifuga (Blume) M. Roemer var. terntensis (Miq.) Pierre, Fl. For. Cochinch. t. 358. 1897.

Tree, 30 - 40 m tall; branchlets lenticellate with scars of fallen leaves. Leaves usually paripinnate, sometimes with a terminal leaflet, to 40 cm long; rachis 6 - 9 cm long; leaflets 10 - 20, usually opposite, or subopposite, sometimes alternate, ovate or oblong-lanceolate, oblique at base, entire along margins, acute at apex, 7 - 12 x 3 - 6 cm, glabrous except in axils of secondary nerves beneath; secondary nerves 10 - 15 on each side; petiolules to 1 cm long. Panicles lax, shorter than or as long as leaves. Flowers small; bracts persistent; pedicels to 1 mm long. Calyx shallowly 5-lobed, hardly 0.5 mm long, ciliate along edges. Petals 5, elliptic, obtuse, apiculate, 1 - 1.5 x ca 0.5 mm, ciliate. Disk and ovary hirtellous; style glabrous; stigma 5-lobed. Capsules elliptic-oblong, ca 2.5 cm long, thin-walled, sparingly lenticellate, black when dry; seeds winged at both ends; wing at upper end shorter.

Fl. & Fr. Apr. - July..

Distrib. India: Uttar Pradesh (Dehra Dun) and Meghalaya(Garo hills). Rare.

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