Humboldtia vahliana Wight

 
  • 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 vahliana Wight
  • Vernacular name :
    • Aattuvanchi, Karappongu, Korathi, Kurappunna (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Along river banks in semi-evergreen and Tropical evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : In low elevation riverine forests from 100-700 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Humboldtia vahliana. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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