Allophylus concanicus Radlk., Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München 20: 230 1890.;

SW. India as per POWO and S-India (Karnataka, Kerala) as per Catalogue of Life) 

Stragglers, branchlets brownish, lenticellate. Leaflets to 13 x 6 cm, ovate, acuminate, cuspidate; 6-nerved, serrate towards the apex, black above when dried; midrib pubescent; domatia hairy. Raceme branched, hispid. Flowers solitary or paired, 2 mm across; pedicel 1 mm long; sepals orbicular, ciliate; petals 5 mm across, densely white hairy within; filaments hairy, reddish, connective broad; disk lobes 4, globular.

Flowering and fruiting: December-April
Evergreen and shola forests
Western Ghats (Endemic)




for id 160612niju1: 4 images- 4 MB or more.
this is a plant twig collected from peechi forest, Thrissur ..Kerala.
shrub with trifoliate leaf, pubescent, axillary flower stalk

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It looks close to Allophylus

that is allophyllus concanicus….


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