Cinnamomum palghatensis M.Gangop.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cinnamomum palghatensis M.Gangop.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Grown on the hilly slopes
  • Key identification features : The leaves with undulate margin, glands on the floral parts; seeds ribbed
  • Flower, Fruit : September-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kannur district, Malappuram district, Kozhikode district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; M. P. Geethakumary, A.G. Pandurangan & T. Shaju (2014). An emended description of Cinnamomum palghatensis Gangop. (Lauraceae) and a note on its distribution in southern india. IJPAES 4(3).
  • 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 palghatensis. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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