Sarcococca hookeriana Baill.

 
  • Family : BUXACEAE
    (Boxwood Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SHAMSHAD FAMILY (शमशाद फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Buxaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Sarcococca hookeriana Baill.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shaded streamsides and ravines in cool broad-leaved and Blue Pine forest; 2130 - 2900 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Shoots puberulous; leaves narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, 5-9x1 - 2cm, pinnately veined to base
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : TWG
  • Native : Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Central and East Himalaya to East Tibet
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 217
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 1. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 132
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sarcococca hookeriana. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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