Cinnamomum malabatrum (Burm.f.) J.Presl

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cinnamomum malabatrum (Burm.f.) J.Presl
  • Vernacular name : Lavanga Patra (Kannada); Priyaniyilai (Tamil); Elavarung, Illavangam, Karappa, Kuppamaram, Patta, Shanthamaram, Vayana, Vazhana, Vellakodala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : often on hills in plantations along with other wild evergreen trees
  • Key identification features : Small evergreen tree, with reddish-brown bark, aromatic. Leaves large, coriaceous, shining, 3-nerves from the base; berry large, globose-oblong, supported by a large thickened cup of perianth.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Navendu Page, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 25/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-362
  • Collection Locality : Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Cinnamomum malabatrum. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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