Cordia grandis Roxb.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cordia cordata Steud.; Gerascanthus grandis (Roxb.) Borhidi; Lithocardium grande Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cordia grandis Roxb.
  • Common name : Clammy Cherry
  • Vernacular name :
    • Gobor-hutta (Assamese)
    • Bahubara, Bohari (Bengali)
    • Gundomoto, Lepistan (Gujarati)
    • Dodda Challe, Challe (Kannada)
    • Celu, Cheruviri (Malayalam)
    • Bargund, Bhokar (Marathi)
    • Amobhoto, Gondi (Oriya)
    • Bahuvaraka, Laghupichhila (Sanskrit)
    • Naruvili, Virisu (Tamil)
    • Bankanakkera, Chinnabotuku (Telugu)
    • Lasora (Urdu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Terai forest
  • Key identification features : Twigs dark brown with pale protuberances; leaves finally with + dens white dots (cystoliths) above; flowers 4- merous; drupe 3-4mm, white
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : North and Middle Andaman,South Andaman,Ritchie\'s Archipelago taluk (Havelock Island),Long Island
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : West Central Himalaya to Indo-China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 179
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 871-872
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
    • 211
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cordia grandis. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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