Tetrameles nudiflora R.Br.

 
  • Family : DATISCACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Tetramelaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tetrameles nudiflora R.Br.
  • Vernacular name : Chini, Cheeni, Cheenimaram, Vellapasa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Key identification features : Tree with buttressed trunk; exfoliating bark
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12779, KFP 12958
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : KSD, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Coorg; 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=Tetrameles nudiflora. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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