Alniphyllum fortunei (Hemsl.) Makino

 
  • Family : STYRACACEAE
    (Silver Bells Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : STYRAX FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Styracaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Halesia fortunei Hemsl.; Alniphyllum buddleifolium Hu & H.T.Chang; Alniphyllum fauriei G.Perkins; Alniphyllum fortunei var. calvescens Chun & F.C.How; Alniphyllum fortunei var. hainanense (Hayata) C.Y.Wu; Alniphyllum fortunei f. hypoglaucum C.Y.Wu; Alniphyllum fortunei var. megaphyllum (Hemsl. & E.H.Wilson) C.Y.Wu; Alniphyllum fortunei var. microcarpum C.Y.Wu; Alniphyllum hainanense Hayata; Alniphyllum macranthum G.Perkins; Alniphyllum megaphyllum Hemsl. & E.H.Wilson
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Alniphyllum fortunei (Hemsl.) Makino
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Trees, about 10m high; younger branches densely stellate tomentose, older glabrous; Leaves elliptic to oblong-elliptic, shortly cordate at apex, callose-denticulate at margin; Flowers in 6-13-flowered, axillary or tenninal, stellate hairy lax panicles, white stellate hairy without; Capsules oblong; Seeds 2-winged.
  • Flower, Fruit : May- June
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Subansiri
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : China, India, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : China, India, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 134
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Alniphyllum fortunei. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

India Distribution

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