Duthie's Bay Tree
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Duthie's Bay Tree
ative Photo: Thingnam Girija
Common name: Duthie's Bay Tree • Nepali: माहिलो काउलो Mahilo kaulo
Botanical name: Persea duthiei    Family: Lauraceae (Laurel family)

Duthie's Bay Tree is a medium sized evergreen tree, with oblong to oblong-lancelike pointed leaves. The leaves are glaucous beneath. Greenish-yellow flowers appear in branched clusters at the end of branches. Flowers are 6-10 mm across, finely hairy, with oblong-linear petals. Fruit is spherical in shape. Duthie's Bay Tree is found at altitudes of 1500-2700 m, from Pakistan to East Nepal. Flowering: April-May.

Identification credit: Tabish Photographed in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
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