Memecylon kollimalayanum M.B.Viswan., Nordic J. Bot. 21(3): 253 (2001) 2001. ?;



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Kindly id this common medium sized tree found in mixed deciduous forests. I have no clue on flowers and fruits. I suspect the tree is closer to Eugenia Genus or Memecylon Genus.
Locally called ‘Asarai’ in Satyamangalam area.
Location: bank of river Moyar, Nilgiri Dist.,
Date: 09 Jan 2010

p.s: sorry for the poor photographs

I have attached the flower pictures of the small tree. Kindly id. Attachments (7)

Could be a Memecylon species

Most probably Memecylon grande. I think K.M.Matthew (in Fl. TN Carnatic) has given a note on this white-flowered species/form. pl check it up and tell us the confirmed id.

White flowers are reported in plants growing in shade. [K.M. Mathew in Excursion Flora of TN]

This appears to be Memecylon grande, but the inflorescence is too short. You can see the type specimen in

This small tree have fascicle of inflorescence.

I think … had already identifies the plant correctly it’s in deed Memecylon grande.

It is quite interesting material. Similar to Memecylon kollimalayanam from eastern ghats of India – Kollimala

I guess correct ID Memecylon kollimalayanum !



References: The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  

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