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Bursera serrata Wall.ex Colebr. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 15:361.t.4. 1827. Bennett in Hook.f., l.c. 530; Stewart & Brandis, l.c. 61.

  • Protium serratum (Wall. ex Colebr.) Engl.

    Trees large. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate; leaflets small, petiolulate, 7 or more, opposite, lanceolate-ovate, serrulate-entire, hairy or glabrous. Inflorescence an axillary panicle. Flowers small, hairy outside. Sepals 5. Petals 5, reflexed, inserted below the disc. Stamens 10, included. Disc annular-crenate. Stigma sessile.

    Distribution: Native of E. Pakistan and Assam; cultivated in Lahore.

    It is valued for its timber which is used in furniture making.


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