Dysoxylum excelsum Bl., Bijdr. 176 1825. (syn: Alliaria procera Kuntze; Azedarach nigrum Noronha; Dysoxylum altissimum Merr.; Dysoxylum arnoldianum K.Schum.; Dysoxylum gobara (Buch.-Ham.) Merr.; Dysoxylum hasseltii (Miq.) Koord. & Valeton; Dysoxylum havilandii Ridl.; Dysoxylum hubertii Harms; Dysoxylum macgregorii C.DC.; Dysoxylum microbotrys King; Dysoxylum motleyanum (C.DC.) Ridl.; Dysoxylum pallidum Merr.; Dysoxylum peerisiae Kosterm.; Dysoxylum procerum Hiern; Dysoxylum turbinatum King; Epicharis procera (Hiern) Pierre; Guarea acuminata Wall.; Guarea disyphonia Griff.; Guarea gobara Buch.-Ham.; Guarea oblonga Wall.; Guarea procera Wall.; Hartighsea excelsa (Blume) A.Juss.; Hartighsea gobara Wight & Arn. ex Voigt; Macrochiton excelsum (Blume) M.Roem.);
Central Himalaya to China (S. & SE. Yunnan, SW. Guangxi) and Papuasia: Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;


Date/Time- 08/11/2010– 11:30 AM Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-  Kokrajhar, Assam,
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Tree ( c 15-30 ft)
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Compound ( 4 pairs) 8-12X 4-7.5 cm
Inflorescence Type/ Size-  In long drooping  cluster (I have measured few more than a meter in length)
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 1-2cm
Flower mild fragrant (Butterflies are seen in large number)

– Some Dysoxylum sp.

Dysoxylum spectabilis? (should be Dysoxylum spectabile (G.Forst.) Hook.f.) as per refrence below.

Dysoxylum spectabile (Forst. fil.) Hook. fil. is not found in India as per Catalogue of Life.

Dysoxylum gotadhora (Buch.-Ham.) Mabb. ??

Dysoxylum procerum


SK 3679 27 January 2023: 5 very high res. images.

Location: Jalthal, Jhapa, East Nepal
Date: 01 January 2023
Elevation: 97 m.
Habitat: Wild
Lila Sir : Local name is noted as लाली (Laalee) !

Pl. check Semecarpus anacardium L.fil.

No …, it is not that !

Prasoxylon excelsum (Spreng.) Mabb. Syn : Dysoxylum excelsum Blume
Nepali Names : लाली Laalee

Yes, possible as per images at


MS, March, 2023/05 Tree for id: 4 images.
Location : Ailawng, Mizoram

Altitude : ca.1,100 m
Date : 18-03-2023
Habit : Small to medium sized evergreen tree
Habitat : Wild

Aglaia lawii subsp. lawii ??

Pl. post keys and members of Meliaceae in your book.
Pl. check with images at
https://efloraofindia.com/2021/05/19/sphaerosacme-decandra/ (5 celled?)

I am not sure.
The following may also be of the same:
MS May, 2018/07 Dysoxylum sp. for ID

4 high res. images.

On checking all species of Dysoxylum with keys (as the fruits arranged in panicles) and herbarium specimens, it appears to be Dysoxylum gobara (syn. of Prasoxylon excelsum (Spreng.) Mabb. (syn: Dysoxylum excelsumDysoxylum microbotrys) as per POWO) as per GBIF specimens (onetwothreefourfive) and eFI page.