Persea bombycina (King ex Hook.f.) Kosterm.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lauraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Machilus bombycina King ex Hook.f.; Machilus suaveolens S.K.Lee; Persea gamblei (King ex Hook.f.) Kosterm.; Persea suaveolens (S.K.Lee) Kosterm.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Machilus gamblei King ex Hook.f.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Subtropical terai forest
  • Key identification features : Leaves pale brown beneath when dry; lateral veins 8-10 pairs; petioles 8 - 13mm
  • Flower, Fruit : March
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, East Himalaya, India, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Nepal to South China and Indo-China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 211
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 267
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Persea bombycina. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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