Vatica chinensis L.

 
  • Family : DIPTEROCARPACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Dipterocarpaceae
  • Basionym : Vateria roxburghiana Wight ex Arn.
  • Synonym(s) : Vatica roxburghiana (Wight) Blume
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Kirudhupa, Uggaladhupa (Kannada); Adakkapine, Cherupiney, Payinipasa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Wet forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Collection Nos : 1852 (MH)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; 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=Vatica chinensis. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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