Phoebe wightii Meisner

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (Laurel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DALCHINI FAMILY (दालचीनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAURACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Chudala, Mulakunari (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in hills above 1200m and in sholas, along streams in shady valleys
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0654
  • Collection Locality : Semmedu, Kolli Hills, Namakkal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Namakkal district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Pullaiah, Ali Moulali, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 2; 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=Phoebe wightii. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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