Actinodaphne salicina Meisn.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Actinodaphne salicina Meisn.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Shola
  • Comments / notes : Distributed in central Western Ghats from Kodagu to Palakkad districts; elevation 700-1100 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Actinodaphne salicina. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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