Elaeocarpus variabilis Zmarzty

 
  • Family : ELAEOCARPACEAE
    (ELAEOCARPUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Elaeocarpaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Craspedum tectorium Lour.; Elaeocarpus robustus Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elaeocarpus variabilis Zmarzty
  • Vernacular name : Bikki, Kattukarai (Tamil); Kara, Kattakara, Kotlampazhamaram, Malamkara, Varali (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : May-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Sing, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao; Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 24/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0641; CS 12998
  • Collection Locality : Way to Sholakkadu, Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district (TN); Hanbal, Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sue Zmarzty (2001). Revision of Elaeocarpus (Elaeocarpaceae) Section Elaeocarpus in Southern India and Sri Lanka Kew Bull. 56 (2): 405-447, P.p. 429.Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Elaeocarpus variabilis. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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