Podocarpus wallichianus C.Presl

 
  • Family : PODOCARPACEAE
    (PODOCARPUS FAMILY)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PODOCARPUS FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PODOCARPACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nageia wallichiana (C.Presl) Kuntze
  • Vernacular name : Karunthumbi (Kannada), Nirambali, Narambali (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Western Ghats from Nilgiris southwards
  • Key identification features : An evergreen glabrous tree with smooth bark. Leaves opposite, lanceolate, tapering at ends.
  • Collector(s) Name : Sunny Mathew
  • Collection Locality : Pampa, Pathanamthitta District
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Pathanamthitta district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Nilgiri District
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Neginhal S.G, Forest Trees of South India, 2004.; 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=Podocarpus wallichianus. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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