Turraea pubescens Hellen., Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 9: 308 1788. (syn: Turraea billardieri Juss.; Turraea brownii C. DC.; Turraea concinna Benn.; Turraea indica C. DC.; Turraea membranacea Merr.; Turraea pubescens Benth. (ambiguous synonym); Turraea villosa Benn.; Turraea virens Hellen.; Turraea virens var. billardieri DC.);    

China (SW-Guangdong, SW-Guangxi, W-Hainan), Australia (N-Western Australia:
Bonaparte Arch., Pt. Warrender, N-Northern Territory, NE-New South Wales, N- and
E-Queensland), Java, Philippines (Luzon), Lesser Sunda Isl. (Flores, Timor), New
Guinea, India (Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala), Laos,
Thailand, Vietnam
as per Catalogue of life;
 
Small honeysuckle tree, Wild honeysuckle • Marathi: कापुर भेंडी Kapur bhendi; 

Images by Swagat (id by Satish Phadke) & Satish Phadke (Validation by Dinesh Valke) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)


14,June 2009, Alibag; at Sagargad, Alibag- Dec’09; 30/05/2010 12:00 noon- Amboli, Near Mahadevgad point; on the way to Lohagad- (20-06-2010); Kanakeshwar, Alibag: 22 June, 2010; 05th May 2010, Devrai , Near Amba Ghat, Shahuwadi, Dist. Kolhapur, Maharashtra; Matheran Hills, Panvel side;
  

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300309RN-Sudhagad for ID : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)
clicked it on Sudhagad near Pali (Dist raigad) on Mar 28th.
it was a leaf-less plant. 


I think this one is “Turraea villosa” from Meliaceae family.


I too strongly feel so !!
… wild honeysuckle, kapur bhendi (Marathi: कापुर भेंडी).


Thanks, …
Syn. Turraea obtusifolia.

 

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turraea villosa: 5 images.
turraea villosa or kapurbhendi as it is called locally alibaug, my place, yesterday
many thanks to pravin kawale for the identifying it

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Sharing few photographs of Turraea villosa from Alibag region.
Family: Meliaceae


Oh. Such a large shrub. I have never seen this so large.


 

Nice photographs ! These are mine taken at Khandala over the weekend.

7 images.

Close up of the same.
2 images.

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