I agree with Dr. Khunikannan, It must be Holigarna arnottiana Hook.f.
an endemic tree of Western Ghats
On Jun 24, 2:52 pm, "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com
> Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
> Some earlier relevant feedback:
> “*Any possibilities for Buchanania axillaris* (Desr.) Ramam. of
> Anacardiaceae?” from Muthu ji.
> "*My hunch is Nothopegia racemosa (= N. colebrookiana)- or some
> Nothopegia.*So please check description from flora. The fruit has very
> attractive purple
> pulp, with smell reminding of mango- and it is edible. I remember seeing the
> plant at the very same area you describe.
> It does not look like Alseodaphne or Syzygium or Buchanania to me.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com
> Date: 10 June 2010 20:35
> Subject: [efloraofindia:37958] Plant for ID 1 SMP 10062010
> To: indiantreepix <indian...@googlegroups.com
> It was a huge tree. Observed in ghats descending from Amboli to Sawantwadi.
> Leaves very much similar to Mango leaves. Fruits purple violet similar to
> Dr Phadke
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