Holigarna beddomei Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ANACARDIACEAE
    (CASHEW or MANGO or SUMAC FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Anacardiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Holigarna beddomei Hook.f.
  • Vernacular name : Aanacheru, Kattucheru, Malamcheru (Malayalam); Palvidinyan (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist forests
  • Key identification features : Lofty tree, exudes a black juicy latex; bark smooth; when young leaf margin cilliate with long hairs, pubescent beneath when mature, nerves 20-30 pairs; petiole persistant, long and slender.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Holigarna beddomei. Downloaded on 19 August 2019.

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