Buxus wallichiana Baill., Monogr. Buxac. 63 1859. ;


Buxus wallichiana Bail., once in Euphorbiaceae, is now in Buxaceae, however, a post by … tempted me to share this species here.
This tree with distribution between 2000-3000m in Uttarakhand is locally known as “Papri”.
It is generally found in moist and shady localities.

Thanks … perhaps I also have recorded this (or a similar plant) from Uttarakhand, your upload have prompted me to search my pictures…

This shrub was shot from Chakrata area in Uttarakhand in May 2012..

recent uploads from … helped me to trace these pics from my collection..
I hope this is rightly identified as Buxus wallichiana



id pl manali 2 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
id  pl of the medium size tree above Manali at the height 7000 feet approx.

It is Buxus wallichiana. (Buxaceae).

Buxus wallichiana Baill.



Buxus wallichiana AT/JAN2019/01 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)- 422 kb. 
Buxus wallichiana
April 2015

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nice clearly photographed specimen



Re: Buxus wallichiana AT/April 2019/07 : 11 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)- 1 mb or more. 

Buxus wallichiana
Himalayan Boxwood, Himalayan Box Tree
April 2019

NIce to see the flower bud. does this shrub get such a substantial girthed trunk?



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Yes, … Plant height in this case was nearly 25 m.


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