Dysoxylum grande

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Dysoxylum grande
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Meliaceae
Genus: Dysoxylum
Species: D. grande
Binomial name
Dysoxylum grande
Hiern[1]
Synonyms[1]
  • Alliaria grandis Kuntze
  • Chisocheton costatus Hiern
  • Dysoxylum corneri M.R.Hend.
  • Dysoxylum interruptum King
  • Dysoxylum lasiophyllum Baker f.
  • Dysoxylum lukii Merr.
  • Dysoxylum lukii var. paucinervium F.C.How & T.Chen
  • Dysoxylum verruculosum Merr.

Dysoxylum grande is a tree in the Meliaceae family. The specific epithet grande is from the Latin meaning "large".[2]

Description[edit]

The tree grows up to 39 metres (130 ft) tall with a trunk diameter of up to 70 centimetres (28 in). The bark is greyish brown. The fragrant flowers are creamy-yellow. The fruits are orange, roundish, up to 11 cm (4 in) in diameter.[2]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Dysoxylum grande is found in India, south China, Thailand and Malesia. Its habitat is rain forest from sea-level to 1,400 metres (5,000 ft) altitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dysoxylum grande Hiern". The Plant List. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Mabberley, David J.; Sing, Anne M. (March 2007). "Dysoxylum grande Hiern" (PDF). In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K.; Kiew, Ruth. Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 6. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. pp. 165–166. ISBN 983-2181-89-5. Retrieved 1 March 2014.