Viburnum punctatum Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don

 
  • Family : CAPRIFOLIACEAE
    (HONEYSUCKLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Adoxaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Viburnum acuminatum Wall. ex DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Viburnum punctatum Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don
  • Vernacular name : Konakaran (Tamil); Tilwaka (Sanskrit); Konakkara, Konakarimaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Sholas, evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : In hills above 1200m across
  • Key identification features : Flowers white and scented. Whole plant gives out a disagreeble odour when dry
  • Flower, Fruit : January-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Navendu Page, K. Sankara Rao & Navendu Page; Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016; 15-10-1959
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0583; CS 4603
  • Collection Locality : Karadyur, Yercaud Hills, Salem district (TN); Tiger shola, Palani Hills, Dindigal dist., Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Krishna district, Prakasam district, West Godavari district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Salem district, Coimbatore district, Dindigul district
  • World Distribution : India to Malaysia, Southeast Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district
  • 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=Viburnum punctatum. Downloaded on 20 October 2019.

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