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Semecarpus anacardium Willd.

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Description

ROX37. In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this species a polygamous tree, native of all the mountainous parts of India. It flowers from May to August and the seed ripens in January and February. Roxburgh also gives a detailed account of some of the uses of various parts of this plants. Drawing inscribed 'Received from Rodney 9th June 1791' in an unknown hand.

Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.83.

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Location

South Asia

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