Cinnamomum sulphuratum Nees

 
  • 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) : Cinnamomum sulphuratum Nees
  • Vernacular name :
    • Pinga dalchini (Kannada)
    • Kattukaruva (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests and Shola
  • Key identification features : Evergreen trees, young branchlets and young leaves, yellow-tomentose, leaves prominently reticulate and glaucous beneath, often covered with galls. Perianth yellow-tomentose.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11117, KFP 11251, CJS 16408, CJS 12499, HPF 1314
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Davanagare district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
    • Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished)
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
    • 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=Cinnamomum sulphuratum. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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