Hopea parviflora Bedd.

 
  • Family : DIPTEROCARPACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Dipterocarpaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Iron wood of Malabar, White Kongu, Hopea
  • Vernacular name : Kiral bogi, Bovu mara, Sannele Bogi (Kannada); Pongu (Tamil); Irumbagam, Iripu, Kambagam, Thambagam, Urippu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests, also in sacred groves in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Low and mid elevations of evergreen forests in Central and southern Western ghats, often gregarious along rivers; elevation 50- 1000 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11373, KFP 12244, KFP 7106
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Near Threatened (NT)
  • Literature : 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 Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Sasidharan, N. 2011.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=Hopea parviflora. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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