Casearia vareca Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 418 1824. (Syn: Guidonia vareca (Roxb.) Baill. ex Kurz);
Bhutan (West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland), Bangladesh, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Sagaing) as per Catalogue of Life;
Roxb. Hort. Beng. 33 ; Fl. Ind. ii. 418 ; leaves oblong closely serrate softly hairy beneath, pedicels above the articulation glabrous, fruit 1/3 in. broadly ellipsoid yellow or pinkish yellow. Wall. Cat. 7194 ; Kurz For. Fl. i. 530.
Terai of the Himalaya from Sikkim eastward and of Khasia, at 500-3000 ft. elevation, plentiful.—DISTRIB. Ava.
A shrub, branchlets pubescent. Leaves 3.1/2 by 1.1/2 in., often somewhat obovate, obtuse suddenly narrowed but sometimes acuminate ; petiole 1/4 in. Pedicels less than 1/4 in., usually jointed far above the base, very hairy below the articulation. Staminal tube elongate, stamens often 10. Seeds in bright red pulp.—The leaves have regularly and closely placed serrations which prominently mark this species from all others and appear to have completely protected it against synonyms.
(From The Flora of British India (1879) from IBIS Flora)
ID of shrub from Assam KD 15 Jan 2015 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)
Attached images are unknown . Please ID the plant.
Family : ??
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on bank of the stream
Habit : shrub/small tree
I think this is Casearia vareca Roxb. Family: Flacourtiaceae (now in Salicaceae)
Was it a shrub?
Appears close to images and references at Casearia vareca
Casearia from Arunachal SN 8720 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 1 mb.
Casearia zeylanica ?
Wild shrub observed during Jan 2017
Attaching three images of a plant in the wild. Will you please identify.
Casearia vareca Roxb. ??
You’re very close
Thank you …!
I guess that is the closest and has got distribution there.
May be we should wait for final validation.
I got two more inputs
Caseria graviolens – …
Caseria tomentosa – …
That was my guess which looks matching! I may be wrong!
Resembles Casearia vareca
References: Catalogue of Life POWO The Plant List Ver.1.1 Taxonomic Revision of Casearia Species in South-Central Asia (2011) Tropicos India Biodiversity Portal IBIS Flora Forest Plants of Eastern India (1993- Details with keys) GBIF Specimen