Clausena indica (Dalzell) Oliv., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 5(Suppl. 2): 36 1861. (Syn: Bergera nitida Thwaites; Piptostylis indica Dalzell);
W. & S. India, Sri Lanka as per POWO;
Common name: Indian Wampi • Malayalam: Kattumunthiri, Kattukaruveppu, Gorakotta, Kattumunthri • Tamil: Katta-veppilei, Nana, Kariveppilei • Kannada: ಕಾಡುಕರಿಬೇವು Kaadu karibevu, ಕರಪೆ Karape, ಮಜ್ಜಿಗೆಹಣ್ಣು Majjige hannu, ಚಿಡೆ Chide


Plant for ID SMP2 13/05/2011:
A medium sized tree observed in Botanical garden of Pune University in March 2011.
On gross observation appears like Karnj (Pongamia) tree and the inflorescence looks like that of Mango tree but it is not. Some Anacardiaceae member? 

If the undersides of the leaf is greyish or off white, it could be venteak. Is the bark smooth?
Attaching a picture of Venteak branch showing flower buds with a couple of leaves showing the top side and the rest with the bottom side of the leaves.

Clausena indica of Rutaceae.



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