Flueggea leucopyrus Willd. Main specimen
Phyllanthaceae
{ Description | Flower }

The flowers of Flueggea leucopyrus are grouped in axillary clusters (few-flowered cymes).
The flowers of Flueggea leucopyrus are unisexual (male and female flowers separated on the same individual).
The male flowers have a 3-4 mm pedicel and 5 tepals. The tepals are ovate, 1 cm long and 0.7 cm wide and yellowish-coloured.
The androecium is composed of 5 stamens. The filaments are 1.5 cm with small and globose anthers.
The female flowers have 5 ovate and 0.8 mm long tepals.
The styles are 0.7 mm long, connate at the base and with bifid stigmas. The ovary is ovoid, 0.5 cm across and 2-3-celled.
The flowers are fragrant.

Flueggea leucopyrus flowering branchlet
Flueggea leucopyrus inflorescences (male)
Flueggea leucopyrus inflorescences (male)
Flueggea leucopyrus male flowers and buds
Flueggea leucopyrus male flowers
Flueggea leucopyrus male inflorescences
Flueggea leucopyrus male flowers
Flueggea leucopyrus in bloom
Date of collection
29/07/2015
Collected by
N.L.I.B.
GPS coordinates
11.99405 N - 79.82376 E
Locality
Pitchandikulam Forest, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India