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Reinwardtiodendron anamalaiense (Beddome) Mabb. in Malayan Forester 45: 452. 1982. Lansium anamalaiense Beddome in Madras J. Lit. Sci. 3, 1: 40. 1864. L. anamallayanum Beddome, Fl. Sylv. S. India t. 131. 1871; Hiern in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 558. 1875. Aglaia anamallayana (Beddome) Kosterm. in Reinwardtia 7: 257, f. 10. 1966. Reinwardtiodendron anamallayanum (Beddome) C.J. Saldanha in C.J. Saldanha & Nicolson, Fl. Hassan 392. 1976.


Tree, to 20 m tall. Leaves 10 - 30 cm long; rachis to 5 cm long; leaflets 4 - 6, alternate, elliptic-lanceolate, acute or subequilateral at base, entire along margins, acute at apex, ca 16 x 2 - 6 cm, leathery, glaucous; secondary nerves many, 8 - 15 dominant with domatia at axils beneath; petiolules to 5 mm long. Inflorescences shorter than leaves. Flowers more or less sessile. Calyx ciliate, fused in lower half. Petals white. Stamens 9 - 10, in 2 whorls. Ovary globose, 3-lobed, densely hairy, 3-locular; locules 2-ovuled. Berries oblong, to 3 x 1.5 cm with dry greyish-tawny rind, 2-seeded.

Fl. & Fr. Mar. - Nov.

Distrib. India: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.





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