Meliosma pinnata ssp. barbulata

Meliosma pinnata (Roxb.) Maxim. subsp. barbulata (Cufod.) Beusekom, M. D. Dassanayake & F. R. Fosberg, Flora of Ceylon 3:384. 1981 "subsp. barbulata Cufod." (Syn: Meliosma oldhamii Miq. [≡ Meliosma pinnata subsp. barbulata var. oldhamii]; (≡) Meliosma pinnata subsp. arnottiana (Wight) Beusekom; (≡) Meliosma rhoifolia subsp. barbulata Cufod. (basionym); (=) Millingtonia arnottiana Wight);

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Vernacular names :
Tamil: Kusavi, Thagari, Hulimakai Malayalam: Kalavi, Kalyavi Kannada: Huli makay, Hulimukki
Habit- Trees up to 18 m tall.
Trunk\bark- Bark brownish, lenticellate; blaze pink with orange speckles.
Branchlets- Young branchlets stout, angular to subterete, lenticellate, rusty tomentose.
Leaves- Leaves compound, imparipinnate, alternate, spiral; rachis terete, rusty tomentose, pulvinate; petiolule 0.2- 1.5 cm long, rusty tomentose; leaflets 3-7 pairs with one terminal leaflet, subopposite or opposite, 6.5-15 x 2.5-5 cm, lanceolate to ovate-oblong, apex gradually acuminate, base asymmetric and acute or rounded, margin entire, sometimes remotely dentate, thinly coriaceous, tomentose on nerves beneath; midrib canaliculate above; secondary nerves ascending; tertiary nerves coarsely reticulate.
Flowers- Inflorescence terminal and axillary panicles, tomentose; flowers greenish, sessile.
Fruit& seed- Drupe, globose, 0.5 cm across; seed one, smooth. 
Trees in medium and high elevation evergreen forests between 800 and 1800 m.    
Indomalaysia and China; in the Western Ghats- South Sahyadri and Central Sahyadri (Palakkad, Nilgiri and Bababudangiri hills).  
Please help me to identify this tree planted along the road in NIlgiris. I took this picture from a distance. Is this any Spondias sp.?
Date: 20 June 2013
Place: Kotagiri - kodanad road, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 1900 m asl
This is Meliosma pinnata
It is Meliosma pinnata
Thanks, ..., Should we take it as Meliosma pinnata (Roxb.) Walp. ssp. barbulata (Cufod.) Beus. as per Biotik ?
I think Meliosma pinnata is fine
 
  
 
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