Mesua ferrea var. coromandeliana (Wight) N.P.Singh

 
  • Family : CLUSIACEAE
    (Garcinia Or Kokam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KOKAM FAMILY (कोकम फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CLUSIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Mesua ferrea L. susp. pulchella (Planch. & Triana) Vesque var. coromandeliana (Wight) Mahesh.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Common name : Iron Wood
  • Vernacular name : Kilinangu, Nangu, Veluthapala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Mesua ferrea var. coromandeliana. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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