Chionanthus henryanus P.S.Green, Kew Bull. 50: 326 (1995) (syn: Chionanthus helferi Panigrahi; Chionanthus montanus Kurz; Linociera henryi H.L.Li);
China (Yunnan) to N. Myanmar as per POWO;
Common name: Burma Fringe Tree


TQ-Arunachal-09 Unidentified : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

A tree with leathery, smooth leaves, seen wild in East Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh.
Found flowering in May-June.
Any clue to its identity will be helpful.

Oleaceae member, Chionanthus sp.,

Thanks for the lead … It agrees with Chionanthus henryanus, the only species around there with leathery leaves and stalkless flowers. It is native to Myanmar to Yunnan. Should be a new record for India.