Premna punduana Wall. ex Schauer, Prodr. 11: 637 1847. (syn: Gumira punduana (Wall. ex Schauer) Kuntze; Surfacea punduana (Wall. ex Schauer) Moldenke);
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Arunachal Pradesh to Bangladesh: Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya as per POWO;
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ID No.08062011 RD01: Please help to identify this tree

Date/Time-04/05/2011- 11:30 AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Assam,

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Tree

Flower: as seen in the photos (5-7cm)


Species of the genus Schefflera in Araliaceae family has palmately-compound leaves. Here the leaves are simple. Hence I don’t think this would be a species of Schefflera.


Leaves seems simple and opposite too,  very close to Lamiaceae member, might be Premna or Others,


To me it looks a species of  Premna, for opposite leaves, inflorescence and the calyx tube


Premna panduana


 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  GBIF (High resolution specimens) High resolution specimen High resolution specimen 1 High resolution specimen 2

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