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Glabrous shrubs. Leaves to 14 x 4.5 cm, elliptic, acuminate at apex, acute at base; nerves 6-9 pairs, irregular; petiole 1 cm long; stipule 8 mm long, ovate, acuminate into a long mucro, glabrous. Cymes 5-7 cm across, sessile or subsessile, trichotomously branched with a pair of large basal bracts. Flowers 21 mm long, sessile, 3-9 together; bracts and bracteoles filiform, hispid; calyx 4 mm long, hispid, lobes ovate; corolla tube 18 mm long, slender, lobes 3.5 x 1.5 mm, oblong, puberulus; anthers 4 mm long, tailed at base; style 20 mm long, glabrous.

Flowering and fruiting: December-April
Evergreen forests
India and Myanmar
Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi)

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Images by Sourav Mahmud (Id suggestion by Surajit Koley) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links) 

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Shrub ID from Bangladesh SM083 : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2).

Habit: Shrub
Habitat: Wild

Location: Bandarban Hills
Flowering: December


Ixora sp


Could possibly be Ixora brachiata.


efi page on Ixora brachiata & FRLHT page on Ixora cuneifolia ROXB.


Pictures are small to see more details. Pl. also check with Ixora nigricans R.Br. ex Wight & Arn. 

Looks like I. nigricans !


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