Gustavia gracillium Meirs

 
  • Family : LECYTHIDACEAE
    (LECYTHIS or BRASIL NUT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lecythidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gustavia gracillium Meirs
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Trees, small. Leaves 25-30 cm long, linear, undulate, serrate along margins. Flowers in few flowered corymb-like panicles. Fruits small, 4-celled.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Victoria Gardens, Mumbai District
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.984. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Gustavia gracillium. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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