Homalium tomentosum Benth.

    (Flacourtia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CHILLA FAMILY (चिल्ला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : SALICACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Homalium bhamoense Cubitt & W.W.Sm.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Large deciduous tree
  • Key identification features : Bark thin, greyish-white. Wood hard brown and heavy. Leaves tomentose. Petals and sepals are very similar
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Neginhal, S.G. 2011. Forest trees of the Western Ghats
  • 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=Homalium tomentosum. Downloaded on 21 February 2024.


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