Gymnacranthera canarica (King) Warb.

 
  • Family : MYRISTICACEAE
    (Nutmeg Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JATIPHALA FAMILY (जातिफल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MYRISTICACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnacranthera canarica (King) Warb.
  • Vernacular name : Pindi (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests of Western Ghats.
  • Key identification features : Trees with loop-like breathing roots. Leaves large, glaucous beneath, bark brown. Male flowers small yellow, in much branched axillary panicles. Female flowers larger. Fruit globose.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Gymnacranthera canarica. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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