Gomphandra comosa King

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (Icacina Or White Pear Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHENERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Icacinaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Urandra comosa (King) R.A.Howard
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Gomphandra comosa King
  • Key identification features : A glabrous shrubs, the young branchlets ash-grey. Flowers in umbellate cymes; petals 4-5, broadly oblong with an inflexed point; stamens 4-5, filaments flattened with a large tuft of hairs nears the apex. Fruits narrowly ellipsoid, vertically grooved.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : South Andaman,Port Blair taluk
  • Native : Andaman Is., Nicobar Is.
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • 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 comosa. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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