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Pakistan | Family List | Meliaceae

Azadirachta Adr. Juss. in Mem. Mus. Par. 19:220. 1830. T. Cooke, Fl. Bomb. Pres. 2:207. 1902; Talbot, For. Fl. Bomb. Pres. and Sind, 1 :228.1909.

A tall evergreen tree. Leaves pinnate; leaflets serrate, oblique. Flowers bisexual, in axillary panicles. Calyx 5-partite. Petals 5, free. Stamens 10, monadelphous; anthers included, sessile on the staminal tube. Disc absent. Ovary trilocular, with 2 ovules in each locule; stigma trifid. Fruit a drupe.

A genus of 2 species, found in Java, Ceylon, India and Indo-Malaya. Represented in W. Pakistan by 1 species.

Lower Taxon

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