Platea latifolia Blume

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (Icacina Or White Pear Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHENERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Icacinaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Platystigma myristiceum R.Br. ex Hook.f.; Platea fuliginea Elmer; Platea hainanensis R.A.Howard; Platea ledermannii Sleumer; Platea myristicea (R.Br. ex Hook.f.) Hallier f.; Platea sumatrana Blume; Gomphandra gamblei (C.B.Clarke) P.Royen
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Platea latifolia Blume
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Trees, shoots rusty-villous. Leaves ovate-elliptic or elliptic-oblong, 8-18 x 3-8 em, mature leaves glabrous above, young leaves ferruginous stellate hairy and woolly; Male flowers in panicles, pseudo-spikes axillary; Females flowers in few flowered cymes; Drupes oblong, yellow-orange to red.
  • Flower, Fruit : February- September
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Mizoram : Hmuifang
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Singh, N. P., Singh, K. P., & Singh, D. K. (2002). Flora of Mizoram (Vol. 1). Botanical Survey of India. Pg. : 348-349
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Platea latifolia. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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