Neolitsea zeylanica (Nees & T. Nees) Merr.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Laurus camphora Thunb. ex Blume; Laurus involucrata Lam.; Laurus nitida B.Heyne ex Wall.; Laurus verticillata Royen ex Blume; Litsea ceylanica Nees & T.Nees; Litsea pseudoculitlawan (Nees) Nees; Litsea zeylanica Nees & T.Nees; Malapoenna involucrata Kuntze; Malapoenna pseudoculitlawan (Nees) Kuntze; Neolitsea foliolosa A.M.Cowan & Cowan; Neolitsea involucrata (Kuntze) Alston; Tetradenia pseudoculitlawan Nees; Tetradenia zeylanica (Nees & T.Nees) Nees; Tetranthera foliosa Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Neolitsea zeylanica (Nees & T. Nees) Merr.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in Eastern Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Ravichandran V personal observation 2015 June
    • Deb, D.B. (1981) The Flora of Tripura State. Vol. 2. Today and Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, New Delhi.
    • 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=Neolitsea zeylanica. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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