Apodytes dimidiata var. acutifolia (A. Rich.) Botique

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (ICACINA or WHITE PEAR FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Icacinaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Apodytes dimidiata E.Mey. ex Arn.
  • Vernacular name : Kainka (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests of Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : A glabrous tree. Leaves alternate, ovate, elliptic, acute. Flowers 5 mm across, white, sessile or shortly pedicellate, in terminal and axillary corymbose cymes. Fruit a drupe, obliquely ovoid, compressed. Seed one
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Collector(s) Name : Syed Maqsood Ahamed, S.R.Ramesh & N.S.Ravindra
  • Collection Nos : KFP 916, KFP 7997, KFP 11701
  • Collection Locality : Kemmangundi (Chikamagalur)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 var. acutifolia. Downloaded on 17 August 2019.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Field Image(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.