Litsea josephii S.M. Almeida

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Trees 5-8 m tall. Leaves alternate or subopposite, coriaceous, glaucous beneath, margins revolute. Flowers greenish, in heads or racemes, axillary and from old scars. Berries ellipsoid, green, speckled with white, dark purple when ripe.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.831. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Litsea josephii. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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