Litsea stocksii Hook.f.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Tetranthera oblonga Nees var. stocksii Meisner
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Litsea stocksii (Meisn.) Hook.f.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Varikkeera (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests and on hills in Tropical semi-evergreen forests up to 1400m
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Srinivas S G & Y L Krishnamurthy
  • Collection Date : 17-09-2014
  • Collection Nos : KUABL1011
  • Collection Locality : Mullayanagiri, Chikkamagaluru district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Salem district, Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569
    • Gamble, 1924. Fl. Pres. Madr. Vol. 2. pp. 1236
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • Yoganarasimhan et al., 1981 – Flora of Chikmagalur District, Karnataka
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Litsea stocksii. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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