Glochidion velutinum Wight

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Glochidion heyneanum (Wight & Arn.) Wight; Gynoon heyneanum Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glochidion heyneanum (Wight & Arn.) Wight
  • Common name : White Catamaran Tree
  • Vernacular name : Salai mara (Kannada); Chathakkadambu, Kayara (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen, deciduous and shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 28/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0245
  • Collection Locality : Tirumal Hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Uttara Kannada district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Rayagada district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, Kalhandi district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Theni district, Virudhunagar district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Himalayas, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; 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.
  • 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=Glochidion velutinum. Downloaded on 7 July 2022.

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