Ehretia laevis Roxb.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (FORGET-ME-NOT or BORAGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Boraginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ehretia laevis Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Saayaviyaadhi thazhai, Paakkupattai, Narivalli (Tamil); Masonia, Guachipo, Tambalu (Oria); Chamror, Koda, Dontranga, Darar (Hindi); Paldatam, Pedda pulmera, Pogari, Tella juvvi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common on hills of deciduous forests up to 1000m,along slopes and ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy; K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, Navendu Page & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 25-10-2014; 24-02-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0101; HJCB-0478
  • Collection Locality : Tirumala Hills, Titumala, Chittoor district (AP); Chandaka WLS, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Throughout Andhra Pradesh
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Bidar district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district, Kolar district, Raichur district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • World Distribution : Tropical and Sub-tropical regions of Old world
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Ehretia laevis. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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