Cinnamomum travancoricum 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) : Cinnamomum travancoricum Gamble
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Small evergreen trees. Young branchlets in panicles, fulvous-tomentose; leaves ovate, 3-ribbed; berries purplish-blue, ovoid to oblong.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chamarajanagar district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature :
    • Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Gamble, 1924. Fl. Pres. Madr. Vol. 2. pp. 1224
    • 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 travancoricum. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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