Litsea monopetala (Roxb.) Pers.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Litsea hexantha Siebold ex Blume; Litsea polyantha Juss.; Malapoenna monopetala Kuntze; Tetranthera alnoides Miq.; Tetranthera fruticosa Buch.-Ham. ex Meisn.; Tetranthera hexantha Sieber ex Meisn.; Tetranthera hirana Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Tetranthera monopetala Roxb.; Tetranthera quadriflora Roxb.;Tetranthera villosa Bojer;Tomex monopetala (Roxb.) Hoffmanns.; Tomex pubescens Willd. ex Meisn.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Litsea monopetala (Roxb.) Pers.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bhunjada, Nara, Naramamidi, Chirumamidi (Telugu)
    • Bastura, Baghoari, Kuliya, Burlo, Musonea (Oria)
    • Maida, Patoia, Kakuri, Meda, Kalmara (Hindi)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in valleys, near streams at 1000 to 1200m
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-319
  • Collection Locality : Barbera forest, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, Puri district, Sundergarh district, Angul district, Bargarh district, Khurda district
    • Uttarakhand : Nainital district
    • West Bengal : West Bengal
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Assam : Assam
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • World Distribution : India, foothills of Himalayas, Myanmar, Java, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • 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
    • Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India
    • Naidu, M.T. & O.A. Kumar 2015. Tree species diversity in the Eastern Ghats of Northern Andhra Pradesh, India. JoTT 7 (8): 7443-7459.
    • 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 monopetala. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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