Diospyros candolleana Wight

 
  • Family : EBENACEAE
    (EBONY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Ebenaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Diospyros canarica Bedd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Diospyros candolleana Wight
  • Common name : Quarrelsome Tree
  • Vernacular name : Jagala ganti, Kari mara (Kannada); Nila viruksha (Sanskrit); Kari, Karimaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen,semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : At elevation 50-1200m
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Diospyros candolleana. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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