Forest Flora of British Burma Volume 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...the perianth or somewhat longer, forming short-peduncled, slightly silky, cymose panicles in the axils of the leaves and collected into larger ones at the end of the branchlets; perianth slightly silky, about 1 lin. long, the segments oblong-lanceolate; drupes sappy, the size of a pea, ellipsoid, glabrous; perianth-receptacle not much enlarged, truncate-6-lobed or the lobes often entirely persistent and not breaking off at their middle. Hab.--Ava, Kakhyen hills.--Fl. March. 5. C. sulphuratum, NE.--An evergreen tree, the younger parts and branchlets velvety-puberulous; leaves lanceolate to elliptically lanceolate, acute or obtuse at the base, on a strong velvety petiole about 4 lin. long, more or less (often shortly) bluntish acuminate, 4-7 in. long, rigidly coriaceous, glossy above, beneath glaucous and minutely puberulous, but glabrescent, from above the base strongly 3-nerved, the net-veination between rather indistinct; flowers white, on slender silk-hairy pedicels, forming a long-peduncled, puberulous, poor-flowered cymose panicle in the axils of the leaves; perianthsegments silvery silk-hairy, about 1 lin. long, obovate-lanceolate. Hab.--Southern Tenasserim.--Fl. Oct.-Dec. 6. C. inTmctum, Meissn.--A tree, the branchlets slender, loosely leaved; leaves occasionally almost opposite, coriaceous, rather long (6-8 lin.) petioled, 2-3 in. long, acute at the base, oval to oblong, almost acuminate, penninerved, occasionally spuriously triplinerved, glossy, one-coloured, beneath or on both sides somewhat prominently net-veined; panicles short, few-flowered, axillary and terminal, about l in. long; flowers unknown; perianth-cup funnelshaped, about a line iu diameter; berry ovate, the size of a pea.--(After Meissner.) Hab.--South...
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