Neolitsea cassia (L.) Kosterm.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Basionym : Laurus cassia L.
  • Synonym(s) : Cinnamomum cassia (L.) J.Presl
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Neolitsea cassia (L.) Kosterm.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Belori, Bilinisangi (Kannada)
    • Mori (Telugu)
    • Keezhambazham, Pravari, Venkana, Vellakodala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Shola
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests of valleys.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, Imran Baig & A.N.Sringeswara
  • Collection Date : 04/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-38
  • Collection Locality : Polur Ghat, Jawadhu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Neolitsea cassia. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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