Eriolaena quinquelocularis (Wight & Arn.) Wight

 
  • Family : STERCULIACEAE
    (Sterculia Or Cocoa Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COCOA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Malvaceae
  • Basionym : Microchlaena quinquelocularis Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Eriolaena quinquelocularis (Wight & Arn.) Wight
  • Vernacular name :
    • Malamtutti, Naiunnam, Vattanumu (Tamil)
    • Badjari-dhaman, Bothi, Buti, Varing (Marathi)
    • Malamthuthi, Vedinar (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Collector(s) Name : S. B. Manohar
  • Collection Date : 23/08/1979
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9063
  • Collection Locality : Sandur hills, Bellary district
  • Distribution :
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dharwad district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district, Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
    • Uttarakhand : Dehradun
  • Native : China, India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Check List 5(2): 173–194
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 -Flora of Coorg District
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Eriolaena quinquelocularis. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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