Elaeocarpus lanceifolius Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 2: 598 1832. (syn: Elaeocarpus serrulatus Benth.);

China (W-Yunnan, ?Guizhou), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar
[Burma], Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, Bhutan, India (Darjeeling, Assam, Meghalaya,
Nagaland, Manipur, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh), Sikkim, Java, Bangladesh
as per Catalogue of Life;

Tree, 12-20m. Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, 10-18×2.5-5cm, acute to acuminate, base attenuate, glabrous or thinly pubescent beneath, often minutely blistered when dry, with small glands in axils of lateral veins along midribs beneath; petioles 1-2cm. Racemes 5-7cm, c 10-flowered; pedicels c 0.5cm. Sepals lanceolate, 5-7×1.5-2mm, glabrescent or tomentose. Petals white, obtriangular, 6-8×3-4mm, thinly pubescent on back at base, divided to middle into 12-25 segments. Stamens 26-32, 2.5-3.5mm, with short bristle at apex. Ovary 3-celled. Fruit ovoid to ellipsoid, 3-4×2-2.5cm (5×3.5cm when fresh); stone 3-grooved, strongly rugose, 1-celled, 1-seeded



Request for ID : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

this is a branch of tree with immature fruits, if any one can help me in the Id of the plant. Photographed at E.Davari dist. of A.P. ; the images were sent by a friend for identification,


Not Meliaceae

Please check for Opilia amentacea.

Its a species of Elaeocarpus.

Thanks, …, for the genus id.
Closest I could reach is Elaeocarpus variablis Zmarzty as per comparative images at Elaeocarpus

it looks closer to Elaeocarpus lanceifolius Roxb.,

because of these characters 
Trees; leaves lanceolate, 10-15 x 3.5-5cm, base attenuate and apex acute, margin serrulate, glabrous above, nerves 11-13. Flowers white, intra-axillary; racemes stiff and shorter than leaves; drupe oblong, 3.5-4cm long at maturity, 1-seeded.

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