Buchanania axillaris (Desr.) Ramamoorthy Main specimen
Anacardiaceae
{ Description | Leaf }

The leaves of Buchanania axillaris 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 3-4 cm long petiole.
The leaf of Buchanania axillaris is 13-18 cm long and 3-4 cm wide. The shape is oblong-elliptic, the apex is obtuse-emarginate, the base is cuneate-attenuate and the margins are entire.
The venation of the leaf is reticulate with a prominent midrib.

Buchanania axillaris branchlet
Buchanania axillaris leaf (upper side)
Buchanania axillaris leaf (lower side)
Buchanania axillaris shoot
Buchanania axillaris leaf (upper side)
Buchanania axillaris leaf (lower side)
Date of collection
11/05/2015
Collected by
N.L.I.B.
GPS coordinates
11.99641 N - 79.82159 E
Locality
Pitchandikulam Forest, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India