Buddleja neemda Ham. ex Roxb.
A large evergreen shrub. Branches stellate-tomentose. Leaves sub-sessile, 3-9 cm long, lanceolate, acute to acuminate, entire to serrulate, glabrous above, tomentose beneath; tomentum stellate, grey. Flowers sub-sessile, 6-9 mm long, white, fragrant, in terminal and axillary, dense, continuous spikes. Bract 2.5 mm long, lanceolate, acuminate, stellate-pubescent. Calyx campanulate, 2.5 mm long; lobes ovate, obtuse. Corolla 6-7 mm long, stellate-tomentose, 4-lobed; lobes orbicular, c. 2 mm long, sparsely pubescent; margin undulate. Stamens sub-sessile, included, anthers c. 1 mm long. Ovary ovoid, c. 2 mm long; style c. 1 mm long; stigma linear, c. 1 mm long. Capsule oblong-ovate, c. 3 mm long, glabrous, 2-valved. Seeds many, 0.3 mm long, membranous round the edge.
Type: Probably described from Chittagong.
Distribution: Malaysia, China, Burma India and Pakistan.
The plant grows in the sub-Himalayan tract up to 1600 m. alt. s.m. It is planted in gardens as an ornamental shrub, and the wood may be used for making walking sticks.