Hopea racophloea Dyer

 
  • Family : DIPTEROCARPACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Dipterocarpaceae
  • Basionym : Hopea malabarica Bedd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Naduvalippongu, Neduvalikongu, Naikambagam, Thondupoliyan-pongu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Tree with exfoliating bark
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; 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=Hopea racophloea. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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