Cinnamomum sulphuratum Nees

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cinnamomum sulphuratum Nees
  • Vernacular name : Pinga dalchini (Kannada); Kattukaruva (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen trees, young branchlets and young leaves, yellow-tomentose, leaves prominently reticulate and glaucous beneath, often covered with galls. Perianth yellow-tomentose.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11117, KFP 11251, CJS 16408, CJS 12499, HPF 1314
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Davanagare district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Sasidharan, N. 2011.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 sulphuratum. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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