Apodytes dimidiata var. acutifolia (A. Rich.) Botique

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (Icacina Or White Pear Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHENERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Icacinaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Apodytes benthamiana Wight; Apodytes beddomei Mast.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Apodytes dimidiata E.Mey. ex Arn.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kainka (Kannada), Slatematthi, Karineeli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests, Shola
  • Key identification features : A glabrous tree. Leaves alternate, ovate, elliptic, acute. Flowers 5 mm across, white, sessile or shortly pedicellate, in terminal and axillary corymbose cymes. Fruit a drupe, obliquely ovoid, compressed. Seed one
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Syed Maqsood Ahamed, S.R.Ramesh & N.S.Ravindra
  • Collection Nos : KFP 916, KFP 7997, KFP 11701
  • Collection Locality : Kemmangundi (Chikamagalur)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district, Yercaud Hills, Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Aldabra, Angola, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, China, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesser Sunda Islands, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Northern
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Aldabra, Angola, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, China, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesser Sunda Islands, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
    • Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2
    • Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished)
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Apodytes dimidiata var. acutifolia. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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