Isonandra lanceolata Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. t. 359 1840. (syn: Bassia wightiana (A.DC.) Bedd.; Isonandra gracilis H.J.Lam; Isonandra lanceolata f. acuminata (C.B.Clarke) Jeuken; Isonandra lanceolata f. acuminatissima Jeuken; Isonandra lanceolata f. anfractuosa (C.B.Clarke) Jeuken; Isonandra lanceolata var. anfractuosa C.B.Clarke; Isonandra lanceolata f. angustata (Thwaites) Jeuken; Isonandra lanceolata f. borneensis Jeuken; Isonandra lanceolata var. gracilis (H.J.Lam) Jeuken; Isonandra lanceolata f. major (C.B.Clarke) Jeuken; Isonandra lanceolata f. rotunda Jeuken; Isonandra wightiana A.DC.; Isonandra wightiana var. acuminata C.B.Clarke; Isonandra wightiana var. angustata Thwaites; Isonandra wightiana var. major C.B.Clarke);
S. India, Sri Lanka, Borneo as per POWO;

Trees, to 8 m high, bark thin, brown, cracked; blaze light red; exudation white; branchlets sympodial. Leaves simple, alternate or alternate spiral, estipulate; petiole 7-15 mm, stout, pubescent when young; lamina 8-20 x 3-8 cm, elliptic, elliptic-oblong, lanceolate or oblanceolate, base cuneate, apex acuminate, margin entire, glabrous, chartaceous; lateral nerves 8-13 pairs, pinnate, regular, prominent, raised beneath, slender, ascending; intercostae scalariform, prominent. Flowers bisexual, cream, in axillary, short pedicelled fascicles; calyx lobes 4, 3 mm long, ovate-acute, hairy without; corolla campanulate 2 mm long; stamens 8, subequal, attached near the base of corolla; anther tip apiculate; ovary 1 mm long, 4-celled, superior, brown hairy; style 2 mm long, subulate. Fruit a berry, 1.5 cm long, ellipsoid, orange-yellow.
Flowering and fruiting: August-October
Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
(Attributions: Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)

ID wild tree:
Please ID wild tree, I don’t know when it’s flower opens (at night?) but feels good fragrance,
Location: (flower close-ups Chathamattom) near Vannappuram Thodupuzha Idukki Dist. Kerala PIN:685607
Altitude: 1500fsl
Flower date: 04.11.2021, 02.35 pm and 24.01.2022
Habitat: wild, moisture, shady riverside
Plant habit: small tree, erect, branches, hard woody stem 08 inches base circumference, latex, long lasting
Height: 04 meters
Leaves: alternate, ovate, oblong, apex, glossy, wavy margins, size:10×6cm or less
Flower: racemose, size, diameter:02.00mm, off-white, good fragrance
Fruit: ovoid green into orange, size:2×0.6cm, edible delicious sweet
Seed: black single, ovoid, size:1×0.4cm
Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s

Please check for Apocyanaceae member.

Also check for Erythroxylum species. Fruits have resemblance.
Also post a picture of the fully opened flower photo showing all the details.

It is not Erythroxylum sp. because leaves are not matching. I completed frequent visits in morning, noon, evening for atleast one opened picture (not in night), but not available.  But I feels good fragrance.  One morning, I softly touched on a flower that I already noticed yesterday sheds in my hand!  So it is difficult to post an open flower picture,

Isonandra lanceolata Wight [Sapotaceae].

To me also appears close as per BiotikFoPI

Great …, identified from an unopened flower!!! Yes, it is Isonandra lanceolata, thank you very much for ID my plant,





References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI  GBIF (High resolution specimens) BSI Flora of India Checklist Flora of peninsular India  India Biodiversity Portal  Biotik  Wikipedia  Plant illustrations

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