Ehretia ovalifolia Wight

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Ehretia laevis Roxb.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kathippidi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills, Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • 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=Ehretia ovalifolia. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

Botanical Description

India Distribution

World Distribution

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