Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 398 398 1864. (syn: Uvaria suberosa Roxb.);
Pl. find the attached file contain photo of flower bud and fruits of Polyalthia suberosa, from NBNP Garden, Anaikatti, Coimbatore.
Location, Anaikatti, (640 MSL) Coimbatore Dist.,
The book “Plant Groups” (by H. Mukherji) mentions one Annonaceae member as Polyalthia cerasoides Benth. & Hook.
I searched the net to obtain more info –
Confusion may arise from –
But, according to Flora of China = “…. base broadly cuneate to rounded, apex obtuse….” = http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=600&taxon_id=200008574
Probability of Miliusa tomentosa can be ignored, because –
Probability of Miliusa velutina can also be ignored –
So, the plant in this post is likely to be –
Species : Polyalthia cerasoides Benth. & Hook.
Habit & Habitat : roadside tree or shrub, 6 feet high, probably trimmed by someone or something
Date : 12/7/12, 9.41 a.m.
Place : Hooghly
Very well researched, …
It turns out that very well played but returned scoring a duck 😀
Thank you for the correct ID, it explains the problem i faced with the bark colour. Description of flower also matches.
Found in the group – efi thread. But, this post at – efi thread 2 may need a revisit.
I agree with … comments. See the monocarps description.
Thank you for confirming the ID. I do agree fully with … or your view on this plant, it is Polyalthia suberosa.
Bush for ID, Tiruvannamalei, Tamil Nadu NAW-OCT-16: 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (7).
Kindly identify this bush with red fruits photographed in the herbal garden at Tiruvannamalei, Tamil Nadu in September 2014.
Bush about a metre high. Red fruit about 6 mm diameter. back of leaves slightly lighter green than top of leaf.
May this be Polyalthia suberosa? similar to pictures shown in earlier query on the eFI.
Yes this is Polyalthia suberosa
Polyalthia/Goniothalamus? SN 15Jan 06 : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (4)
Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thw.
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Very beautiful … new for me, thanks for showing this !!
Thank you Sir, earlier, in 2012, it was identified by …
Those are beautiful images please contribute to IFB
My pleasure, …, attached here larger resolution for your perusal.
Request ID of shrub : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Request help to ID a shrub. Photographed in Muzaffarpur, Bihar in Dec-Jan 2015
I think it is Polyalthia suberosa..
I also agree with … for Polyalthia suberosa as per images herein.
Polyalthia suberosa from Chandigarh.. : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (6)
Here am attaching some images of Polyalthia suberosa (Annonaceae) taken from Panjab University, Chandigarh in June 2018..!!
wonderful. bark pictures? do you have?
Polyalthia suberosa : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thwaites (ANNONACEAE)
Photo from Edible Fruit Plants Conservatory of JNTBGRI, Trivandrum
Bhitarkanika NP, December 2021 :: Tree with black fruits for ID :: ARK2022-052: 7 images- 2 high res.
This was clicked near the Dangamala boating centre in Bhitarkanika mangrove NP, Odisha in December 2021.
Requested to please ID.
Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thwaites [Annonaceae]. The corky (suberous) bark is distinctive.
I also agree with you as per images at Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thwaites
Need I’d of this small tree growing near lake
Location:- Gonda, Uttar Pradesh.
Yes, appears close as per images at
I too agree with …