Actinodaphne tadulingamii Gamble

 
  • 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 tadulingamii Gamble
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in evergreen forests of Western Ghats.
  • Key identification features : Branchlets fulvous-tomentose. Leaves with ciliate margin, broadly elliptic. Flowers in umbels, Silky-pubescent. Perianth lobes oblong. Berry ovoid or globose.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R Ramesh & S.Udaya Kumar; C.J.Saldanha & B.Gurudev Singh
  • Collection Nos : KFP 13727, KFP 11334, KFP 766
  • Collection Locality : Near Dam site FRL (Uttara Kannada); Hulekal to Agumbe road (Shimoga)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Rare (R)
  • Literature :
    • Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014- Flora of South Kanara
    • 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=Actinodaphne tadulingamii. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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