Putranjiva roxburghii Wall. Main specimen
Putranjivaceae
{ Description | Leaf }

The leaves of Putranjiva roxburghii grow alternately on the stem.
The leaf is simple, dark green-coloured above and paler beneath. The leaf is coriaceous and glabrous on both sides (some minute hairs on the midrib beneath).
The leaves have a 6-7 mm long petiole.
The leaf of Putranjiva roxburghii is 8-12 cm long and 2.5-3 cm wide. The shape of the blade is lanceolate, the apex is acute or shortly acuminate, the base is obliquely cuneate and the margins are serrate.
The venation of the leaf is reticulate with a prominent midrib.

Putranjiva roxburghii twig (upper side)
Putranjiva roxburghii twig (lower side)
Putranjiva roxburghii leaf (upper side)
Putranjiva roxburghii leaf (lower side)
Putranjiva roxburghii leaves (upper side)
Putranjiva roxburghii leaves (lower side)
Putranjiva roxburghii leaf (upper side)
Putranjiva roxburghii leaf (lower side)
Date of collection
21/10/2015
Collected by
N.L.I.B.
GPS coordinates
11.99397 N - 79.82383 E
Locality
Pitchandikulam Forest, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India