Cynometra travancorica Bedd.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cynometra travancorica Bedd.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Koori (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in low elevation evergreen forest from Hassan to Trivandrum; elevation 200-700 m.
  • Key identification features : Tree with buttressed trunk; bark lenticellate
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature :
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cynometra travancorica. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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