Dodecadenia grandiflora Nees

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Actinodaphne monantha (Yen C.Yang & P.H.Huang) H.P.Tsui; Laurus macrophylla D.Don; Laurus pallens Meisn.; Laurus pubescens D.Don ex Nees; Litsea grandiflora (Nees) Kosterm.; Litsea monantha Yen C.Yang & P.H.Huang; Tetranthera grandiflora Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dodecadenia grandiflora Nees
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen oak forests, mixed forests of coniferous and deciduous broad-leaved trees, Tsuga forests; 2000-2600 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : The wood is soft, light, and used for making plywood, packaging material, mechanical models, agricultural tools
  • Key identification features : Branchlets and ovary pubescent.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : TWG
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to China (West Sichuan, Yunnan) and Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 210
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 279-280
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dodecadenia grandiflora. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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