Gomphandra coriacea Wight

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (ICACINA or WHITE PEAR FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Icacinaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Gomphandra polymorpha Wight 1: 103. 1840, p.p.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gomphandra coriacea Wight
  • Vernacular name : Chottamaram, Chakkimaram, Kambilichedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests and shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12670
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Flora of Karnataka; 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=Gomphandra coriacea. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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