[efloraofindia:35131] Tree for id 180510MK3

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Muthu Karthick

May 18, 2010, 3:47:14 AM5/18/10
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Dear all,
Kindly id this tree. Has fleshy fruits.


05-05-2010 / 03:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- 

Mudumalai WLS; 600 msl; TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

dry forest land

Plant Habit-



Up to 8 metre

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

4 x 15 cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

5cm across; fleshy berry

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 

fruits smells sweet

Muthu Karthick, N
Junior Research Fellow
Care Earth Trust
Chennai - 61

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R. Vijayasankar

May 18, 2010, 11:04:50 PM5/18/10
to Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
Could it be Soymida febrifuga ?

With regards

R. Vijayasankar

tanay bose

May 18, 2010, 11:15:11 PM5/18/10
to R. Vijayasankar, Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
I think Vijaya you are right there is possibility of being Soymida febrifuga as the due to wilting the leaf morphology have chandes, the fruit looks quite similar to Soymida febrifuga !!
Tanay Bose
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Muthu Karthick

May 20, 2010, 4:53:59 AM5/20/10
to tanay bose, R. Vijayasankar, indiantreepix
Descriptions by K.M.Matthew in Excursion Flora of TN affirms this to be Soymida febrifuga (Roxb.) A. Juss. of Meliaceae.

Gurcharan Singh

Jun 3, 2010, 11:11:37 AM6/3/10
to efloraofindia, Muthu Karthick, Vijayasankar Raman, TANAY BOSE, Rashida Atthar
Resurfacing again for ID confirmation

Earlier feedback

Vijayasankar ji Tanay and and Muthu ji.......................................Soymida febrifuga

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
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