Desmos longiflorus (Roxb.) Saff.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (Custard-Apple Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SITAPHAL FAMILY (सीताफल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Annonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Unona longiflora Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dasymaschalon longiflorum (Roxb.) Finet & Gagnep.
  • Habit : Trees or shrubs
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Bark grayish brown; Leaves simple, alternate, exstipulate, glabrous above, glaucous beneath and generally thin; Flowers bisexual, solitary, leaf opposed or extra axillary, Sepals 3, valvate in buds, Petals 6 rarely 9, base clawed, in two series; Stamens numerous, cuneate, anthers linear, extrorse; Carpels numerous, pubescent, style oblong, stigma ovoid or clavate; Ripe carpels many, monoliform, up to 8 segments.
  • Flower, Fruit : March- October
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Odisha
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh
  • Literature :
    • Deb, D.B. (1981) The Flora of Tripura State. Vol. 2. Today and Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, New Delhi.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Desmos longiflorus. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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