Buchanania lanceolata Wight

 
  • Family : ANACARDIACEAE
    (CASHEW or MANGO or SUMAC FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Anacardiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Buchanania lanceolata Wight
  • Vernacular name : Kulamavu, Malamavu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Key identification features : Leaves oblong-lanceolate, acuminate at apex, glabrous beneath. Drupe red. Seed kernel edible.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kollam district
  • Native : India, Myanmar
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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=Buchanania lanceolata. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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