Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B.Rob.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Basionym : Sebifera glutinosa Lour.
  • Synonym(s) : Cylicodaphne sebifera Blume; Decapenta involucrata Raf.; Dodecadenia robusta Zoll. & Moritzi; Laurus crucifolia Noronha; Lepidadenia wightiana Nees; Litsea apetala (Roxb.) Pers.; Litsea baracatanensis Elmer; Litsea citrifolia Juss.; Litsea fruticosa Span. ex Blume; Litsea geminata Blume; Litsea glabraria Juss.; Litsea glutinosa var. glabraria (Juss.) Mudgal & K.K.Khanna; Litsea glutinosa var. longifolia (Haines) K.K.Khanna; Litsea glutinosa var. normalis (Haines) K.K.Khanna; Litsea involucrata var. fernandezii M.R.Almeida & S.M.Almeida; Litsea laevis Juss.; Litsea ligustrina Trimen; Litsea multiflora Blume; Litsea platyphylla Pers.; Litsea sebifera Pers.; Litsea undulata Zipp. ex Blume; Litsea wightiana (Nees) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks.; Malapoenna macrantha Kuntze; Malapoenna undulata Kuntze; Pipalia solitaria Stokes; Polyadenia grandifolia Miq.; Sebifera glutinosa Blanco; Sebifera glutinosa Lour.; Tetranthera apetala Roxb.; Tetranthera capitata Roxb. ex Nees; Tetranthera citrifolia Spreng.; Tetranthera daradmeda Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Tetranthera fruticosa Roxb.; Tetranthera geminata (Blume) Nees; Tetranthera glabraria Nees; Tetranthera hispidula Zipp. ex Blume; Tetranthera laurifolia Jacq.; Tetranthera litoralis Blume; Tetranthera macrantha Wall.; Tetranthera multiflora (Blume) Nees; Tetranthera panshia Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Tetranthera platyphylla (Pers.) Nees; Tetranthera polycephala Wall. ex Meisn.; Tetranthera roxburghii Nees; Tetranthera salicifolia Zoll. ex Meisn.; Tetranthera sebifera Spreng.; Tomex sebifera Willd.; Tomex tetranthera Willd.; Glabraria litoralis Miq.; Camellia integrifolia Choisy
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B. Rob.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Maidah-lakadi, Maidah, Menda (Hindi)
    • Lakki (Kannada)
    • Pisinpatty (Tamil)
    • Nara alagi, Kanuga (Telugu)
    • Naluga, Debassandha, Baghoari, Jaisonda, Basong, Baghtal (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical semi-evergreen forests, Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in valleys
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Singh, K. Sankara Rao & Raja K. Swamy; Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 24-02-2016; 31-10-2015
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0485; HJCB-0368
  • Collection Locality : Chandaka WLS, Khurda district (OD); Way to Yelagiri Hills, Vellore district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, Nellore district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Telangana : Khammam district, Adilabad district
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Kendrapara district, Cuttack district, Mayurbhanj district, Gajapati district, Puri district, Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district, Angul district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : North and Middle Andaman,South Cinque Island,Mt. Baker,Long Island,Baratang Island
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam, Comoros, KwaZulu-Natal, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Trinidad-Tobago, Vanuatu
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Naidu, M.T. & O.A. Kumar 2015. Tree species diversity in the Eastern Ghats of Northern Andhra Pradesh, India. JoTT 7 (8): 7443-7459
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014- Flora of South Kanara.
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
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    • Deb, D.B. (1981-1983) The Flora of Tripura State. Vols. 2, Today and Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers, New Delhi.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Litsea glutinosa. Downloaded on 25 May 2024.

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