Eriobotrya hookeriana Decne., 146 1874. (syn: Photinia subsessilis King ex Hook. fil.; Pyrus hookeriana (Decne.) M.F.Fay & Christenh.);
Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Sagaing), E-Nepal as per Catalogue of Life;

Tree up to 10m. Leaves elliptic or oblanceolate, 15-25 x 3-8cm, acuminate, base attenuate to thick petiole up to 1cm, margins coarsely serrate, glabrous above, sparsely pubescent beneath along the 15-30 pairs of veins; stipules semi-lunar 1cm, deciduous. Panicles spreading 10-15cm, tomentose. Calyx tube 3-4mm, lobes 1.5-2mm. Petals broadly elliptic 3mm, white or pink. Stamens 20. Styles 2, pubescent at base. Pomes ellipsoid 1.5-1.8 x 0.7cm, yellowish, 1-2-seeded.

Fl. October-November
Dry hill slopes
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1987 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)

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SK1668 22 Dec 2018 : 11 posts by 2 authors. 10 images- 1 to 4 mb each.

Location : Chandragiri Hills, Kathmandu, Nepal
Elevation : 2447 m.
Date : 12 December 2018

Habit : Wild 

Symplocos ?? I doubt !


Rosaceae ?? 

May not be Symplocos. But can’t suggest any other name.
As a somewhat wild guess, it may be a Rosaeae member.


Its an Eriobotrya sp. [Rosaceae]. May be E. deflexa

I did not find images matching in the Net and in the mean time 
did not find Eriobotrya deflexa listed for Nepal.
Ads such, could not decide the ID.

As per checklist of Nepal, there are four species. Out of these, we already have three species in efi database, with which these images do not match. 
Only species left is Eriobotrya hookeriana Decne., to which it may be close as per
Pl. check.


I guess it is matching !

Hope you’re right 


It has been already identified. However, enclosing keys  for future reference!

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