Ormosia travancorica Bedd.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ormosia travancorica Bedd.
  • Common name : Bell Pea
  • Vernacular name : Betta manjadi (Kannada); Malamanchadi (Malayalam); Malai Manchedi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in evergreen forests of Western Ghats.
  • Key identification features : Lofty tree
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1665, CJS 16248
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Idupulapaya (Kadapa district), Kambala Konda Ecopark (Vishakapatnam district)
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Ormosia travancorica. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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