Schefflera venulosa from Satpura

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Nayan Singh

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14-Mar-2011, 2:10:58 am14/03/11
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Dear Gurcharan ji, Pankaj, Tanay ji and other friends,
I am attaching my pix of Schefflera venulosa (Wt. & Arn.) Harms, from Satpura Tiger Reserve, around 1000 m MSL.
The detail information about this species as per the FLORA OF PACHMARHI & BORI RESERVES by Dr. A.K. Mukherjee is as following.
 
A large climbing shrub, leaves elliptic-lanceolate, cuneate, coriaceous main veins distinct. Umbles on racemes; peduncles long; pedicels of umbels 2 - 3 cm long, Flowers pentamerous, pedicellad, Petals greenish-white. Overy 5-locular; styles short, free. Drupes subglobose, brownish-black.
 
Fl. & Fr.; April, May
 
Thanks and regards.
Nayan.
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N.S.Dungriyal IFS
Chief Conservator of Forests
and Field Director
Satpura Tiger Reserve Hoshangabad
M.P.
09424792100

Schefflera venulosa - a woody climber.jpg
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Pankaj Kumar

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14-Mar-2011, 8:10:53 am14/03/11
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Thanks a lot for sharing sir. Yes this is one plant that I have seen according to the description and fruit size and colour.
Pankaj
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Department of Habitat Ecology
Wildlife Institute of India
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