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Neolamarckia Cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser

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Neolamarckia Cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser

Family: Rubiaceae

Characteristic features:

Habit : Deciduous trees.

Stem : upto 20 m high, bark 6-8 mm, pale brown, vertically shallowly grooved, exfoliating in small rectangular flakes; blaze yellowish-brown; bole straight; branches horizontal.

Leaves : opposite, decussate; stipules interpetiolar, lanceolate, cauducous; petiole 20-45 mm, stout, glabrous; lamina 10-25 x 6-12 cm, ovate or elliptic-oblong, base truncate or obtuse, apex acuminate, margin entire, glabrous above, pubescent beneath; lateral nerves 10-14 pairs, pinnate, prominent; intercostae scalariform, prominent.

Flowers : bisexual, yellowish, in globose heads, 2-4.5 cm across; calyx tube 2-3 mm in diameter, tube globose, lobes 5, 5-6 x 3-4 mm, membranous; corolla tube 6-8 mm long, lobes 5, oblong, acute, 3-4 cm long, glabrous; stamens 5, 3 mm long, anthers sagittate, sessile; ovary 3-4 mm long, 2-celled at base, 4-celled above, inferior, ovules many; style exserted to 5-6 mm, entire; stigma clavate.

Fruit : a capsule on a fleshy globose receptacle, 3.5-5 cm across, orange yellow, capsule membranous.

seeds : may, angular, minute.

 

Significance :

Planted By : Saalumarada Thimmakka 

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