Ixora cuneifolia ?

 

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Glabrous shrubs. Leaves to 14 x 4.5 cm, elliptic, acuminate at apex, acute at base; nerves 6-9 pairs, irregular; petiole 1 cm long; stipule 8 mm long, ovate, acuminate into a long mucro, glabrous. Cymes 5-7 cm across, sessile or subsessile, trichotomously branched with a pair of large basal bracts. Flowers 21 mm long, sessile, 3-9 together; bracts and bracteoles filiform, hispid; calyx 4 mm long, hispid, lobes ovate; corolla tube 18 mm long, slender, lobes 3.5 x 1.5 mm, oblong, puberulus; anthers 4 mm long, tailed at base; style 20 mm long, glabrous.
Flowering and fruiting: December-April
Evergreen forests
India and Myanmar
Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi)

 
 
Shrub ID from Bangladesh SM083 : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2).
Habit: Shrub
Habitat: Wild

Location: Bandarban Hills
Flowering: December
Ixora sp
Could possibly be Ixora brachiata.
efi page on Ixora brachiata & FRLHT page on Ixora cuneifolia ROXB.
 
  
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