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4. Cordia vestita (DC.) Hook. f. & Thorns. in J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 2:128. 1858. Brandis, For. Fl. Fl. 338; Ind. Trees, 480; C.B. Clark 'c. Punj. 34.1916; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. 357.1918; xaand in 51 (2):144.1970.


  • Cordia incana Royle
  • Gynaion vestitum DC.

    A deciduous polygamous tree with densely tomentose branchlets. Leaves 7-12 x 4.5-12 cm, broadly ovate to obovate, obtuse or acute, base truncate or cuneate, margin undulate. Upper surface scabrid and darker in colour, lower dense grey-white tomentose. Petiole up to 3.5 cm long. Flowers in dense cymes, yellowish-white. Pedicel 8-15 mm, tomentose. Calyx 8-15 mm long, 5-lobed, ribbed, tomentose on the outside. Corolla tube equalling calyx, hairy within. Limb 11-12 mm broad; lobes 5, obtuse-crenulate, filaments hairy at base. Drupe 15-17 mm long, ellipsoid.

    Fl. Per.: March-April.

    Type: In tropical W. Himalaya, Garhwal and Pau, 3000-4000 ped., Edgeworth s.n. (G-DC).

    Distribution: Pakistan and India.

    Not common and apparently cultivated.


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