Meiogyne ramarowii (Dunn) Gandhi, Fl. Hassan District 38 1976. (Syn: Unona ramarowii Dunn);
Habit- Large shrubs or small trees, up to 6 m tall.
Branches and Branchlets- Branchlets densely hirsute.
Leaves- Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; petiole nearly terete, densely hirsute 0.3 to 0.5 cm long; lamina 5-15 x 3-7 cm elliptic to narrow ovate, apex acuminate-caudate with blunt tip (acumen 0.8 to 2.2 cm long), base acute to rounded, glabrous above, margin ciliate when young, chartaceous; midrib impressed above, hirsute; secondary nerves 6-8 pairs, strong, ascending; tertiary nerves reticulate.
Inflorescence / Flower- Flowers solitary, axillary, sessile, velvety cream tomentose.
Fruit and Seed- Clustered few-seeded berries, subsessile, torulose, hirsute when young.
Understorey tree in wet evergreen forests at 300-1200 m.
Endemic to 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.
ANJAN41/41 Annonaceae tree for identification : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (10)
Meiogyne ramarowii @ Thattekad, Kerala for confirmation : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Considered Meiogyne pannosa but settled for M. ramarowii as:
ID KZD06: 2 images.
Please identify this small tree from Kannur district of Kerala 22/12/20
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Yes, it is more close to Meiogyne ramarowii, dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant. One ID request of this kind is from Thattekkad, only 17km distance from here.
Thanks, …, for id as Meiogyne ramarowii (Dunn) Gandhi