Litsea ghatica Saldanha

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional understorey tree across Western ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1233, HFP 826 (Paratypes), KFP 9437 B-E (Isotypes), KFP 9437A (Holotype)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014- Flora of South Kanara; 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=Litsea ghatica. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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