Could some one enlighten whether Madhuca indica (M. latifolia) is now
considered a subspecies of M. longifolia, and how to distiguish them?
On Apr 11, 7:27 pm, satish phadke <phadke.sat...@gmail.com
> Madhuca indica
> The tree is now in fruiting phase.
> 2009/3/17 satish phadke <phadke.sat...@gmail.com
> > I spotted this big Mahua tree on Sunday15th Feb 2009 on the outskirts of
> > Pune.After looking at the features it appears to be
> > *Madhuca longifolia var.latifolia*
> > The differentiating features seen here(As compared to Madhuca longifolia
> > var.longifolia)are
> > Bigger and rounded leaves not longish
> > Flowers also bigger.
> > Anthers 3 seriate as against 2 seriate.
> > This tree had shed all its leaves so I had to collect dried leaves from the
> > ground for measurements.
> > Satish
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> Madhuca longifolia latifolia9.jpg