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Rhus tomentosus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 266. 1753; Chandra & Ghosh in Indian J. For. 2: 264. 1979; Chithra in Fl. Tamil Nadu 1: 89. 1983.


Shrubs or small trees, glabrous. Leaves 3-foliolate, 4.5 - 6 cm long, petiolate; leaflets elliptic, 2.5 - 5 x 1 - 2.5 cm, both ends acute, slightly serrate from middle to apex, clothed with white tomentum beneath. Male flowers 1 mm in diam., Pedicellate, bracteate. Calyx pubescent; lobes ovate. Petals oblong, 1 x 0.5 mm, pubescent. Stamens 5, 1.5 mm long. Disc 1 mm in diam., distinctly 5- lobed.

Fl. : Dec.

Distrib. India: Tamil Nadu.

Africa.




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