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Allophylus rheedii (Wight) Radlk. in Engl. & Prantl., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(5): 313. 1895. Schmidelia rheedii Wight, Sp. Nilgerrh. 1: 30, t. 33. 1846 & Ico. 3: t. 964. 1845. Allophylus cobbe (L.) Raeusch. forma rheedii Hiern in Fl. Brit. India 1: 674. 1875.


Mal.: Mukannen peru.

Large shrubs to small trees, densely ferruginous tomentose; bark lenticelled. Leaflets 8.5 - 16 x 3.5 - 6.5 cm, acuminate, margin obscurely serrate. Racemes branched, longer than the leaves. Flowers small. Fruits globose.

Distrib. India: Western Ghats, up to 1670 m. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.




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