Litsea josephii S.M. Almeida

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Trees 5-8 m tall. Leaves alternate or subopposite, coriaceous, glaucous beneath, margins revolute. Flowers greenish, in heads or racemes, axillary and from old scars. Berries ellipsoid, green, speckled with white, dark purple when ripe.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.831. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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 josephii. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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