Decalepis salicifolia

IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR)

salicifolia (Bedd. ex Hook.f.) Venter, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88: 564 2001. (Syn: Utleria salicifolia Bedd. ex Hook.f. (Unresolved));

Images by Anurag N Sharma (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos & complete details, click on the links)

Subshrubs. Leaves to 15-19 x 2-3 cm, linear-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base acute, crowded at the end of branches. Cymes dichotomous, axillary; peduncle 4.5-6 cm; bracts linear-lanceolate, ca 3 mm. Flowers ca 6 mm across; pedicel to 4 mm; calyx lobes ca 2 mm, glandular; corolla rotate, 2 mm, lobes ovate; corona scales 5, rounded; stamens inserted at base of the corolla tube, anthers ovate; ovary oblong. Mericarps divaricate, lanceolate, to 5 cm long.
Flowering and fruiting: June
Southern Western Ghats (Endemic)
from India Biodiversity Portal (Utleria salicifolia Bedd.)
ANOCT20 Utleria salicifolia : 1 post by 1 author.
Utleria salicifolia
Photographed at FRLHT, Amruth Herbal Gardens
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Fruits of Utleria salicifolia photographed from the same location today.
Family: Apocynaceae
Date: 7th February 2015
Place: Amruth Herbal Gardens, FRLHT, Bangalore
Habit: Shrub 
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