Dichapetalum gelonioides (Roxb.) Engl.

 
  • Family : DICHAPETALACEAE
    (Dichapetalum Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DICHAPETALUM FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : DICHAPETALACEAE
  • Basionym : Moacurra gelonioides Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dichapetalum gelonioides (Roxb.) Engl.
  • Vernacular name : Cherumaram, Kattukappikkuru (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare, in higher elevations up to 1300m
  • Flower, Fruit : February-July
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1660, CJS 12073
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Dichapetalum gelonioides. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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