Filicium decipiens Thw.

 
  • Family : SAPINDACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Sapindaceae
  • Species : Filicium decipiens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Filicium decipiens (Wight & Arn.) Thwaites
  • Common name : Fern leaf Tree
  • Collection Nos : CS 11310
  • Key identification features : A moderate-sized evergreen tree upto 15 m tall. Leaves are imparipinnate; leaflets are about 12 pairs, with prominent wings along the main leaf stalk. Flowers are greenish in panicles. Drupe is dark purple.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : A good looking tree with fern-like leaves, hence commonly called as 'Fern-leaf Tree'. Often planted in gardens.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore

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