Humboldtia bourdillonii Prain

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Humboldtia bourdillonii Prain
  • Vernacular name :
    • Adimundan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, along stream banks
  • Key identification features : Petals white marked with pink coloured nerves; calyx crimson; scarlet-coloured pods
  • Flower, Fruit : December-July
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Sringeshwara & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 31-10-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1555
  • Collection Locality : Chandanathodu forest, Wayanad district, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Wayanad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Humboldtia bourdillonii. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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