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Limonia pentaphylla Willd.

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Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX145.

In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this species as a very common and unarmed shrub, which is in flower and with ripe seed all the year. Roxburgh also notes that the small white flowers have a sweet fragrance.

Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.381.

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Location

South Asia

Medium