Agrostistachys indica Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 41 1850. (Syn: Agrostistachys indica var. genuina Müll.Arg. [Invalid]; Agrostistachys indica subsp. longifolia (Müll.Arg.) Pax & K.Hoffm.; Agrostistachys indica var. longifolia Müll.Arg.; Agrostistachys indica var. maesoana (Vidal) Pax & K.Hoffm.; Agrostistachys indica var. subintegra Pax & K.Hoffm.; Agrostistachys longifolia (Müll.Arg.) Kurz; Agrostistachys maesoana Vidal; Heterocalyx laoticus Gagnep.);
SW. India, Sri Lanka to S. New Guinea: Borneo, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
Habit- Small trees up to 5 m tall.
Branches and Branchlets- Branchlets terete, glabrous.
Leaves- Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; lamina 12-46 x 3.2-10 cm, long elliptic to oblanceolate, apex acute, base acute and decurrent, strongly serrate, glabrous; midrib raised above; secondary nerves 10-12 pairs, tertiary nerves obliquely percurrent.
Inflorescence / Flower- Flowers unisexual, dioecious; male flowers in short axillary spikes; female flowers solitary, axillary.
Fruit and Seed- Capsule, trilocular; 3-seeded.
Understorey trees generally in low elevation wet evergreen forests up to 800 m.
Indomalaysia; in the Western Ghats- South and Central Sahyadris.
(Attributions- B. R. Ramesh, N. Ayyappan, Pierre Grard, Juliana Prosperi, S. Aravajy, Jean Pierre Pascal, The Biotik Team, French Institute of Pondicherry.
From India Biodiversity Portal)
Agrostistachys indica Dalzell SN July 9 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).
Thanks a lot dear …, leaves are matching.
This plant is very rare, but having a good population centralized to a small area, most of the seeds were consumed by some mammals (rodent or squirrel?),
Agrostistachys sp, may be A borneensis
To me it is Agrostistachys indica
Yes, it is Agrostistachys indica, thank you very much for ID my plant,
It is surely Agrostistachys, but the species is A. indica Dalz.
Yes, appears close to images at