Dillenia bracteata Wight

 
  • Family : DILLENIACEAE
    (DILLENIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Dilleniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dillenia bracteata Wight
  • Common name : Racemed fish-bone Tree
  • Vernacular name : Betta kanigela (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Uncommon in mid elevation evergreen forest from Kodagu Kollam; elevation 600-1000 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kambakkam Hills, Sesachalam Hills (Chittoor district)
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Chamarajanagar district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district), Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats.; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Cecil J. Saldanha, S.R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
  • 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=Dillenia bracteata. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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