Diospyros nilagirica Bedd.

 
  • Family : EBENACEAE
    (EBONY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Ebenaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Diospyros nilagirica Bedd.
  • Vernacular name : Karu(Tamil); Karimchora, Karu, Karimthuvara (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ramesh and Pascal 1992. Five new additions to the flora of Karnataka. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. Vol. 90 July, 1992.
  • 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 nilagirica. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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