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

The leaves of Flueggea leucopyrus grow alternately on the stem (spirally arranged).
The leaf is simple, bright green-coloured above and paler beneath. The leaf is coriaceous and glabrous on both sides.
The leaves have a 5 mm long petiole.
The leaf of Flueggea leucopyrus is 2-4 cm long and 1.5-3 cm wide. The shape of the blade is obovate, the apex is rounded, the base is cuneate and the margins are entire.
The venation of the leaf is reticulate with a prominent midrib.

Flueggea leucopyrus twig
Flueggea leucopyrus leaf (upper side)
Flueggea leucopyrus leaf (lower side)
Flueggea leucopyrus leaves (upper side)
Flueggea leucopyrus leaves (lower side)
Flueggea leucopyrus leaf (upper side)
Flueggea leucopyrus leaf (lower side)
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