Cinnamomum riparium Gamble

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cinnamomum riparium Gamble
  • Vernacular name : Aattuvayana (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Banks of streams in Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen graceful small tree; branchlets slender, grey pubescent, flowers grey-pubescent with villous filaments; berry bright blue, shining and ovoid.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Malappuram district, Ernakulam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011.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 riparium. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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