Actinodaphne lawsonii Gamble

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Actinodaphne lawsonii Gamble
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Leaves obovate, long-cuneate at base, densely rufous-tomentose beneath and on mid-rib above. Main nerves 8-9 pairs.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Neginhal S.G, Forest Trees of South India, 2004; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2.
  • 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=Actinodaphne lawsonii. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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