Picrasma quassioides (D. Don) Benn., Pl. Jav. Rar.: 198 (1844) (syn: Rhus ailanthoides Bunge; Nima quassioides Buch.-Ham. ex A.Juss.; Picrasma ailanthoides (Bunge) Planch.; Picrasma japonica A.Gray; Picrasma quassioides var. dasycarpa (Kitag.) S.Z.Liou; Picrasma quassioides f. dasycarpa (Kitag.) Kitag.; Picrasma quassioides f. glabrescens (Pamp.) Kitag.; Simaba quassioides D.Don; Zwingera quassioides Spreng.);
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Himalaya to Temp. E. Asia: Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Taiwan, Tibet, West Himalaya as per POWO;
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Common name: Indian Quassia, India quassia, Quassia wood, Shurni, Quassia-wood • Hindi: Baringi, Bharangi, Charangi, Kakra • Sanskrit: Asranasini, Charangi, Kadavi, निम्बि Nimbi, सर्पजिह्वा Sarpajihva, Vatapaha • Urdu: Karwiya ﻛﺮﻭﹺﻳﺎ
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Picrasma quassioides (D.Don) Benn. submission AS11 May22: 8 high res. images.
Here’s a new addition to our efloraofindia website.

Picrasma quassioides (D.Don) Benn.
Family- Simaroubaceae
Photographed in Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh
Elevation – 600metres asl.
In May 2022

 

 


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References:
POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  Flora of China  Flora of Pakistan  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  Wikipedia  PFAF  Wikimedia Commons  Useful Tropical Plants  Trees and Shrubs Online  RHS

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