Litsea kakkachensis R. Ganesan

 
  • 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 : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : April to May and September- to October (twice a year). Type location from Kakkachi, KMTR, Courtallaum hills of Tirunelveli district and hence the specific epithet kakkachensis
  • Key identification features : Leaf secondary veins 8–10 pairs looping at margins, obscure above and prominent underneath
  • Flower, Fruit : April-October
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • R. Ganesan (2011). Litsea kakkachensis (Lauraceae)-A new species from Agasthyamalai, Western Ghats, India. Rheedea 21(2): 143-146.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Litsea kakkachensis. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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