Andaman Planchonia
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Andaman Planchonia
ative Photo: Apurba Das
Common name: Andaman Planchonia
Botanical name: Planchonia andamanica    Family: Lecythidaceae (Brazilnut family)

Andaman Planchonia is an evergreen tree with heavy wood. Leaves are broadly elliptic, 3-4 inches long, stalk about 2 cm long. Flowers are about 5 cm long, borne in short racemes. Flower-stalks are 2.5-5 cm long. Stamens are numerous, those in the inner series without anthers. Andaman Planchonia is found in Andaman Islands.

Identification credit: Apurba Das Photographed at Minnie Bay, South Andaman.

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