Terminalia elliptica Willd.

 
  • Family : COMBRETACEAE
    (Combretum Or Indian Almond Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARJUN FAMILY (अर्जुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Combretaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Terminalia elliptica Willd.
  • Common name : Black murdah, Indian laurel
  • Vernacular name :
    • Karimaruthu, Kuramaruthu, Matthi, Thembavu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarkhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Cambodia, Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Cambodia, Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • 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=Terminalia elliptica. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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