Rahul Sharma

Dysoxylum gaudichaudianum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Meliaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Sapindales
Genus  Dysoxylum
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Similar  Dysoxylum, Dysoxylum densiflorum, Dysoxylum rufum, Dysoxylum mollissimum, Dysoxylum alliaceum

Kedoya dysoxylum gaudichaudianum


Dysoxylum gaudichaudianum is a species of plant in the Meliaceae family; its common name is ivory mahogany.

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Taxonomy

Named for French botanist Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré; also named D. decandrum.

Description

Large tree of the Mahogany family, up to 36 metres (118 ft) in height; notable for large compound leaves with conspicuous uneven bases, which tend to radiate into spherical clumps.

Distribution and Habitat

Occurs in Malesia, Christmas Island, Australia from the Cape York Peninsula to the Mary River, South East Queensland, and islands of the South-West Pacific, in lowland rainforest to 300m abl.

References

Dysoxylum gaudichaudianum Wikipedia


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