Andhra Pradesh Flora; Eastern Ghats, Identification request: Date- September2010

Location- Eastern Ghats, Altitude 800 Mt.
Habitat- Field hedges
Plant Habit-  Large tree
Height- 15-20 mt.
Leaves  alternate, petiole- 8-11 mm long; lamina- 80mm – 170 mm length; and 40-65 mm width; margin wavy to crenate, tip acute to acuminate

Fruit – stocked, size: 35-48 mm length and 30-38mm width

I had collected the same species form Koraput district in 2004. However, I came across only one tree, probably cultivated and couldn’t be identified. The adivasi communities there consider this as a folk variant of Kendu.

It may be a member of Rutaceae.
…, do you have any detail about its flowers?

Looks like some species of Diospyros. But not sure.

Bark leaf and fruit suggest it as Scolopia crenata not sure because flower is absent may I know the location means district and place of collection (eastern ghats has very vast range of mountains

whether the fruit has any cayx if so it may be Diospyros species I will check

I think Scolopia crenata appears a better possibility.

We took pics only at the fruiting stage. We don’t have flower images.



ID Pls – Plant found at BOKO RESERVE FOREST , ASSAM : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)

Date : 26.01.2015

Ehretia species

Celastraceae member,

Scolopia creanata,

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