Dichapetalum gelonioides (Roxb.) Engl.

 
  • Family : DICHAPETALACEAE
    (Dichapetalum Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DICHAPETALUM FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Dichapetalaceae
  • Basionym : Moacurra gelonioides Roxb.; Chailletia gelonioides (Roxb.) Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dichapetalum gelonioides (Roxb.) Engl.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Cherumaram, Kattukappikkuru (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare, in higher elevations up to 1300m
  • Flower, Fruit : February-July
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1660, CJS 12073
  • Distribution :
    • Goa : South Goa district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district
    • Assam : Assam
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman islands
  • Native : Andaman Islands, Bangladesh, Borneo, China, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman Islands, Bangladesh, Borneo, China, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
    • Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished)
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • 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=Dichapetalum gelonioides. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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