Litsea laeta (Nees) Hook.f.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Litsea thomsonii (Meisn.) Hook.f.; Malapoenna laeta (Nees) Kuntze; Malapoenna thomsonii (Meisn.) Kuntze; Tetranthera laeta Nees; Tetranthera langifolia Thwaites; Tetranthera thomsonii Meisn.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Litsea laeta (Wall. ex Nees) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : On hills to 1200m in moist forests
  • Key identification features : Fruit whitish, 2cm across, ovoid-oblong, seated on enlarged perianth with thickened pedicel.
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Assam : Assam
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • World Distribution : India, Eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh, Bhutan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India
    • Deb, D.B. (1981) The Flora of Tripura State. Vol. 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 laeta. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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