349 ID wild tree

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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 2, 2022, 12:53:43 PMAug 2
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Please ID wild tree, very rare.  I think it is dioecious(?) having all characteristics are similar except flowers, with kind regards, Sam.

Location: near Vannappuram, Thodupuzha, Idukki Dist., Kerala PIN:685607

Altitude: 1500fsl

Flower date: 10.04.2022, 12.50pm

Habitat: wild, moisture, shady, rocky hill streamside

Plant habit: dioecious (?) tree, erect, branches, hard woody stem 30 inches base diameter, rough flaked brown bark

Height: 05 meters

Leaves: alternate, ovate, apex, simple glossy, serrated margins, size upto:18×9cm

Flower: Male: axillary racemose, diameter:10mm, off-white, good fragrance

Female: terminal panicle racemose, 05/04 sepals, off-white, non fragrant

Fruit:  

Seed: 

Camera: CANON EOS1500D +rr
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 2, 2022, 12:57:11 PMAug 2
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 2, 2022, 1:18:36 PMAug 2
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Sharing male flower images.
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 2, 2022, 1:20:25 PMAug 2
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 2, 2022, 8:41:56 PMAug 2
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Thanks, Sam ji, for the detailed information and images.
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 3, 2022, 1:00:22 AMAug 3
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My pleasure dear Garg ji. 
Both male and female are growing very closely, only 03 meters distance.  With kind regards, Sam.

Promila Chaturvedi

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Aug 3, 2022, 8:06:53 AMAug 3
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 6, 2022, 5:19:27 AM (12 days ago) Aug 6
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Forwarding again for Id assistance please.

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J.M. Garg

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Aug 6, 2022, 6:37:21 AM (12 days ago) Aug 6
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Thanks a lot, Lalithamba ji

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From: Lalithamba Avadhanam <alali...@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2022 at 16:04
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:429618] 349 ID wild tree
To: J.M. Garg <jmg...@gmail.com>


it is Dimorphocalyx species
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A.Lalithamba


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J.M. Garg

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Aug 6, 2022, 6:39:38 AM (12 days ago) Aug 6
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Thanks, Lalithamba ji.
Yes, appears close as per images at 
https://efloraofindia.com/2011/02/26/dimorphocalyx/
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 6, 2022, 9:41:40 AM (12 days ago) Aug 6
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Dear Garg ji, Lalithamba ji,
Yes, it is , thank you very much for ID my plant and providing ID link, with kind regards, Sam.

J.M. Garg

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Aug 9, 2022, 3:54:06 AM (9 days ago) Aug 9
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Thanks, Lalithamba ji, for the initial id.
It appears to be Dimorphocalyx glabellus var. lawianus (Hook.f.) Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr., as per keys in BSI Flora of India.
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 9, 2022, 5:33:03 AM (9 days ago) Aug 9
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Thanks, Lalithamba ji.
May like to see the keys at BSI Flora of India.

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it is not D.glabellus, the leaves have impressed veins, not found in glabellus; the ovary is very hispid; the calyx lobes shape is also different; it must be some other species, 
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 9, 2022, 5:34:43 AM (9 days ago) Aug 9
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This is what BSI Flora of India says:
Leaves elliptic, oblong to obovate or oblanceolate, rounded, obtuse to acute at base, shallowly glandular-crenulate (particularly in young leaves), crenate-serrate to entire along margins, acuminate to acute or often obtuse to rounded at apex, 4.5 - 19 x 2 - 7 cm, thinly coriaceous to chartaceous; lateral nerves 6 - 14 pairs; petioles 2 - 20 mm long. 
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Tapas Chakrabarty

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Aug 9, 2022, 8:32:23 AM (9 days ago) Aug 9
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The identification is correct. Accepted name: Tritaxis glabella (Thwaites) R.Y.Yu & Welzen var. praerervisa Chakrab. & G.Krishna.
Regards,
Tapas

J.M. Garg

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Aug 9, 2022, 8:53:43 AM (9 days ago) Aug 9
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Thanks a lot, Tapas ji
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 9, 2022, 10:40:58 AM (9 days ago) Aug 9
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thank you
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 9, 2022, 1:03:05 PM (9 days ago) Aug 9
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Dear Garg ji, Tapas ji, Lalithamba ji,
Great identifying!!
Yes, it is, thank you very much for ID my plant, with kind regards, Sam.
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