Gomphandra andamanica King

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (Icacina Or White Pear Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHENERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Icacinaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Apodytes andamanica Kurz; Medusanthera andamanica (Kurz) Sleumer; Tylecarpus andamanicus (Kurz) Sleumer
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Codiocarpus andamanicus (Kurz) R.A.Howard
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : A small tree with a thin greenish-grey bark. Flowers white , in compact cymes, axillary or form the scars of the fallen leaves; petals 5 lanceolate; stamens glabrous. Fruit white, compressed-ellipsoid, grooved on one side.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : North and Middle Andaman,South Andaman,Baratang and Long Islands
  • Native : Andaman Is., Myanmar, Nicobar Is.
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Andaman Island
  • Literature :
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
    • 126
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Gomphandra andamanica. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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