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SK991 21 FEB-2018 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)- around 1 Mb each.

Location: Chautara, Nepal  
Date: 18 December 2017

Altitude: 4800 ft. 

Habit : Wild

Just a guess. The leaves are very similar to Cleistanthus. … should have a special lookout for the flowers and fruits.

It was not flowering at that time and the location is very far. I shall try when I go there again.

I’m not that familiar with mountain flora!

My guess is that it’s a laurel (Lauraceae) of some kind, maybe a Machilus or Litsea, but without more detail it’s hard to say. The green trunk is curious and probably distinctive…and the glaucous leaves are probably a good clue for someone who is more familiar with montane trees
Try and send close pictures of flowers and fruit if you can, …

Pl. check species under
Or try suggestions of …

Difficult to say with these images.


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