Acrotrema arnottianum Wight

    (Dillenia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KARMAL FAMILY (करमल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : DILLENIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acrotrema arnottianum Wight
  • Vernacular name : Nilampunna (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places under bushes along edges of ditches in moist deciduous and Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, TMP
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanyakumari district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • 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. arnottianum. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.


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