Alseodaphne semecarpifolia Nees

  • Family : LAURACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alseodaphne semecarpifolia Nees
  • Vernacular name : Mulakunari (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in evergreen forests on hill above 900m of the Ghats, and also in sholas
  • Flower, Fruit : January-July
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Navendu Page, Raja K. Swamy, K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 25-03-2016; 24-03-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0666; HJCB-0644
  • Collection Locality : Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal distric (TN); Sholakkadu, Kolli Hills, (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Uttara Kannada district,
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; 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. semecarpifolia. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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