Benstonea foetida (Roxb.) Callm. & Buerki (Syn: Fisquetia macrocarpa Gaudich.; Pandanus foetidus Roxb.; Pandanus wallichianus Martelli, nom.nud.); as per Benstonea Callm. & Buerki (Pandanaceae): characterization, circumscription, and distribution of a new genus of screw-pines, with a synopsis of accepted species;
India to Thailand as per WCSP;
Assam; Bangladesh; India; Myanmar; Thailand as per Catalogue of life;
Shrubs with stilt roots. Leaves spirally arranged; linear-lanceolate, acuminate, spiny along the margins and midrib below, glabrous, to 1.5 m long. Spadix branched, spathe ovate, acute. Male flowers in 5-6 cm long catkins; filaments 1 cm long.
Flowering and fruiting: September-March
MS May,2017/02 Pandanus for ID : 10 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Location : Lengpui, Mizoram
Altitude : ca 400 m.
Date : 14-01-2014
Habit : Perennial herb, up to about 1 m. high
Habitat : Wild
Is it Pandanus unguifer ??????
It is not pandanus ungifer…
Thank you sir. The size is very small, i.e., plant size (1 m high) and fruit size (about 7 to 10 cm dia.)
Can you please send leaves tip photo so it will confirms ungifer or others.
Sir, I’ll try to send you its leaves tip photo.
We compared with our collections and arrived at following conclusions.
Benstonea Callm. & Buerki (Pandanaceae): characterization, circumscription, and distribution of a new genus of screw-pines, with a synopsis of accepted species by Martin W. Callmander, Porter P. Lowry II, Félix Forest, Dion S. Devey, Henk Beentje & Sven Buerki- Candollea 67(2) : 323-345 (2012)