Elaeagnus indica Servett.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Elaeagnaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elaeagnus indica Servett.
  • Vernacular name : Kulilchedi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills to 1200m. Along forest borders, cleared slopes, in full sun. Low alt. replacement of E. kologa
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, Raja K.Swamy & Rajasri Ray
  • Collection Date : 12/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0027
  • Collection Locality : Pungalam R.F., Jawadhu Hills (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Muthumperumal, C 2009. Check List 5(1): 092-111; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district
  • 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=Elaeagnus indica. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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