Ochroma pyramidale (Cav. ex Lam.) Urb.

  • Family : BOMBACACEAE
    (Bombax Or Kapok Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SEMAL FAMILY (लटकन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Basionym : Bombax pyramidale Cav. ex Lam.
  • Synonym(s) : Ochroma lagopus Sw.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ochroma pyramidale (Cav. ex Lam.) Urb.
  • Vernacular name : Balsa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
  • World Distribution : Tropical America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering Plants of IISc, A Field Guide.
  • 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=Ochroma pyramidale. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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