Hopea canarensis Hole

    (Dipterocarpus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAKHU FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ELAEOCARPACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Along stream banks
  • Comments / notes : Rare in Dakshin Kannada. 'May not be distinct from H.raophloea Dyer accoring to an annotation by Dunn at Kew.
  • Key identification features : Leaves glandular on nerve axils.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Karnataka
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Flora of Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • 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 canarensis. Downloaded on 7 December 2021.

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