Bentinckia condapanna Berry ex Roxb.

 
  • Family : ARECACEAE
    (PALM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Arecaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bentinckia condapanna Berry ex Roxb.
  • Common name : Hill Arecanut
  • Vernacular name : Kantha-kamugu, Kanthal, Vareikamuku, Parapakku (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Palm (Columnar)
  • Habitat : Shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Shola forests and along rock cuttings in grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district, Kanyakumari district, Theni district, Dindigul district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bentinckia condapanna. Downloaded on 22 October 2019.

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