Xylosma longifolium Clos

 
  • Family : FLACOURTIACEAE
    (Flacourtia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CHILLA FAMILY (चिल्ला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : SALICACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Xylosma latifolium J.Hooker & Thoms.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Xylosma longifolia Clos
  • Vernacular name : Katari, Dandal, Kandhara, Katpara, Sialu (Hindi)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen thorny tree . Bark grey and rough. Fruit dry berry
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-348; Barber 6267
  • Collection Locality : Barbera forests, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Kalhandi district, Sundergarh district, Ganjam district, Bolangir district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Thailand, Pakistan, China, Nepal, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; 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=Xylosma longifolium. Downloaded on 5 July 2020.

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