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3. Ehretia laevis Roxb., Fl. Corom. 1:42. t. 56. 1975. Fl. Ind. ed. (Car. & Wall.) 2,2:341. 1824; C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:141.18831 Icon. 4: t. 1382.1848; Brandis, For. Fl. 340.; hid. Trees, 481; Parker, For. Punj. 360.1918; Bamber, Pl. Punj. 34.1916; Kashyap, Lab. Dist. Fl. 167. 1936.


  • Ehretia floribunda Benth.
  • Ehretia laevis var. floribunda (Benth.) Brandis

    A small to medium sized tree up to 9 m tall. Young shoots and branches puberulous to glabrescent. Leaves 8-15 x 4.5-1.5 cm, suborbicular, obtuse to acute, minutely pubescent especially on undersurface, but becoming glabrescent, base rounded to cuneate or oblique. Petiole long. Flowers white, in axillary and terminal cymes, subsessile. Calyx ± 1.5 mm long, 5-partite, minutely rusty-tomentese. Lobes c. 1 mm long, ovate, acute. Corolla c. 5 mm long. Lobes ovate-lanceolate, c. 3 mm long, spreading. Filaments c. length of corolla, glabrous, lower half adnate; anthers 1.5 mm long. Styles 2-3 mm long, Stigma capitate. Ovary 2 mm long, ovoid. Drupe c. 3 mm long, black and wrinkled (When dry).

    Type: ‘Circar Mountains’, without citation of collectors name (?CAL).

    Distribution: Iran, Pakistan, Kashmir eastward to Burma and Hainan, Polynesia Indochina and Australia.


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