Ehretia laevis 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) : Bourreria aspera (Willd.) G.Don; Bourreria dichotoma Rottler ex G.Don; Bourreria laevis G.Don; Bourreria punctata (Roth ex Roem. & Schult.) G.Don; Ehretia affinis Wall.; Ehretia aspera var. obtusifolia (Hochst. ex DC.) Parmar; Ehretia catronga Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Ehretia championii Wight & Gardner ex C.B.Clarke; Ehretia cutranga C.B.Clarke; Ehretia heynei Roem. & Schult.; Ehretia indica (Dennst. ex Kostel.) M.R.Almeida & S.M.Almeida; Ehretia laevis var. canarensis Miq. ex C.B.Clarke; Ehretia laevis var. pubescens (Royle ex Benth.) C.B.Clarke; Ehretia pubescens Royle ex Benth.; Ehretia punctata Roth ex Roem. & Schult.; Traxilum asperatum Raf.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Ehretia laevis Roxb.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Saayaviyaadhi thazhai, Paakkupattai, Narivalli (Tamil)
    • Masonia, Guachipo, Tambalu (Oria)
    • Chamror, Koda, Dontranga, Darar (Hindi)
    • Paldatam, Pedda pulmera, Pogari, Tella juvvi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common on hills of deciduous forests up to 1000m,along slopes and ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy; K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, Navendu Page & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 25-10-2014; 24-02-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0101; HJCB-0478
  • Collection Locality : Tirumala Hills, Titumala, Chittoor district (AP); Chandaka WLS, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Throughout Andhra Pradesh
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Bidar district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district, Kolar district, Raichur district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district, Hassan district
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
    • Bihar : Bihar
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : South Andaman,Guitar Island
  • World Distribution : Tropical and Sub-tropical regions of Old world
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
    • Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
    • N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • 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=Ehretia laevis. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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