Apollonias arnottii Nees

  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LAURACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Apollonias arnottii var. beddomei M. Gangop.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Apollonias arnottii Nees
  • Vernacular name : Chentanam, Chulunthu, Karamavu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Shola and Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : November-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district, The Nilgiri district, Coimbatore district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; N. Gangopadhyay 2009. Three new taxa in Lauraceae from India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant taxonomy. 16(2): 141-149
  • 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=Apollonias arnottii. Downloaded on 16 April 2021.

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