Apodytes dimidiata E.Mey. ex Arn.

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (ICACINA or WHITE PEAR FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Icacinaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Apodytes benthamiana Wight; Apodytes beddomei Mast.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Apodytes dimidiata E.Mey. ex Arn.
  • Vernacular name : Slatematthi, Karineeli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : April-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district, Yercaud Hills, Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • World Distribution : Tropical and subtropical Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, Yunnan, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district
  • 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=Apodytes dimidiata. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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