Sarcococca saligna Mull. Arg.

 
  • Family : BUXACEAE
    (Boxwood Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SHAMSHAD FAMILY (शमशाद फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Buxaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Sarcococca trinervia Wight; Sarcococca pruniformis Lindl.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests and Shola
  • Comments / notes : Rare in damp plces; usually in shady ravines, on hills above 1300m in evergreen forests and sholas
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0580; KFP 3284, KFP 5563, KFP 8033
  • Collection Locality : Sanyasimalai, Yercaud Hills, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
    • Uttarakhand : Tehri Garhwal (Chamba)
  • Native : India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tibet
  • World Distribution : India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tibet
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Ravichandran V personal observation 2014 July
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sarcococca saligna. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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