Dipterocarpus indicus Bedd.

 
  • Family : DIPTEROCARPACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Dipterocarpaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Dipterocarpus turbinatus sensu Dyer in Hook.f. FBI 1874 non Gaertn.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dipterocarpus indicus Bedd.
  • Vernacular name : Guga, Dhuna (Kannada); Arayangili, Kalpayin, Kakka, Karanjili, Vavangu, Vella-ayani (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in low and mid-elevation evergreen forests; elevation 400-900m.
  • Key identification features : Tree with exfoliating bark
  • Flower, Fruit : December-July
  • Collection Nos : KFP 6991, HFP 11679
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Flora of Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats.
  • 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=Dipterocarpus indicus. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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