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chartaceum (K.Rosenthal) Huang in Taiwania 12: 209, f. 42. 1966. Daphniphyllum chartaceum K.Rosenthal in Engl., Pflanzenr. IV. 147a (heft 68): 11. 1919. D. bengalense K.Rosenthal, l. c. 11. 1919.


Trees, 5 – 12 m tall; scales of terminal buds apiculate. Leaves elliptic-oblong, broadly cuneate at base glossy above, pale and obscurely papillate beneath; female racemes erect.

Fl. & Fr. April – Oct.

Distrib. India: Scarce in broad-leaved and temperate forests between 1600 – 2900 m altitudes. Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

Nepal, Bhutan, China (Tibet).




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