Casearia ovata (Lam.) Willd.

 
  • Family : FLACOURTIACEAE
    (FLACOURTIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Salicaceae
  • Basionym : Anavinga ovata Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Casearia ovata (Lam.) Willd.
  • Vernacular name : Malampavatta, Vellakunnan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-evergreen and shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : January-August
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshavamurthi & Yoganrasimhan, 1990. Flora of Coorg; 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=Casearia ovata. Downloaded on 17 November 2019.

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