Buchanania lancifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 386 1824. ;


Andaman Isl., Myanmar [Burma] (Rakhine, Yangon), Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life;



Tree Id from Bangladesh_SM_1435 : 14 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (1)

Location: Sangu Matamuri Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandarban 
Picture taken: February, 2019

Appears something from Anacardiaceae, may be Rhus sp.

It looks like Buchnania barberi

Rhus is 3 foliate leaved.

Thanks, … But Buchnania barberi has distribution only in Southern Western Ghats (endemic)

No fruit or closeup image of flower I may not be correct, but it is a species of Buchnania only

What are the Buchnania species reported in your area ?

as usual, where is the rest of the tree

The inflorescence should be pubescent/tomentose, nerves in the plant of … is impressed, fruit not known. attaching an image of Buchnania cochinchinensis
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Ok, I will check.

There is a bw line crawing of its diagnostic features in this rediscovery in south india by ES santhos Kumar
E.S., Santhosh & T, Shaju & Jabbar, MA & Pandurangan, A G. (2002).
Rediscovery of Buchanania barberi Gamble, an endangered and endemic species from the Western Ghats of Kerala, India (Anacardiaceae).. Rheedea. 12. 197-200.
you can quickly find it at Reasearchgate

Thank you for the reference; what is a bw line crawing; I could not understand properly

so you did not open the link???—

crawing is, if you open the link, you’ll see ….  its a bw line drawing. crawing is really a drawing. obvious misplaced finger on the keyboard. get it?

seems autocorrect//spelling checker should have caught it, but did not means the spell checker Artificial intelligence thinks its a legit word !
and it went thru. just like you, i did not think its a legit word but what do you know, l live and learn

Thanks a lot madam, Immediately I opened the link in the morning, got the full details, but I could not think of it as drawing,

Even B.cochinchinensis the inflorescence is hispid or tomentose, but the leaf and fruit are different. sorry for the inconvenience

Ok, thanks.

Buchanania lancifolia may be possible as suggested by … as per GBIF– specimen and POWO.

yes I agree, seen one more species

Thanks to all. We have the record of Buchanania (only) and B.cochinchinensis.




References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  GBIF– specimen (High resolution specimens) PLAZI   India Biodiversity Portal

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