Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 1153. 1826-27; Müll.Arg. in DC., Prodr. 16(1): 3. 1869; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 353. 1887, sensu lato. (syn: Goughia neilgherrensis Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5: 22, tt. 1878 & 1879. 1852. Daphniphyllum neilgherrense (Wight) Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 290. 1861; Gamble, Fl. Madras 2(7): 1311. 1925 (repr. ed. 2: 917. 1957). D. roxburghiana sensu Bedd., Fl. Sylv. S. India t. 288. 1872, non Baill., 1838. D. glaucescens ssp. neilgherrense (Wight) Huang in Taiwania 12: 195. 1966) as per Flora of India Vol. 23 (2012)

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Blume Bijd. 1153 ; leaves elliptic- or oblong- obovate tip rounded or obtuse rarely acute, flowers racemose, sepals of fem. minute deciduous, stamens 7-10, anthers dorsally compressed, apiculate. Muell. Arg. in DC. Prodr. xvi. i. 3 ; Beddome Fl. Sylvat. t. 88 ; Miquel Fl. Ind. Bat. i. ii. 431, and Suppl. 472. D. Roxburghii, Baill. Gen. Euphorb. 565 (excl. syn. Roxb.) ; Benth. Fl. Hongk. 316. Goughia neilgherrensis, Wight Ic. t. 1878-9.

NILGHIRI and PULNEY MTS., common, Wight, &c. CEYLON ; Central Province, alt. 4-6000 ft.—DISTRIB. Corea, Java.
A small tree. Leaves 2-4 in. ; base acute, under-surface glaucous or not ; petiole 1/2-2 in. Racemes 1-1.1/2 in. Fruit ellipsoid about 1/3 in. long, subrugose when dry, tip rounded.—The var. concolor of Mueller is not tenable ; the under-surface of the leaf is sometimes glaucous in the Ceylon specimens, and sometimes not in the con¬tinental.
(From The Flora of British India (1890) from IBIS Flora )

Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume SN 15Mar 18 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume,
a small tree from Kodaikanal lake area, Dindugul dt, Tamilnadu


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