Ochna lanceolata Sprengel

 
  • Family : OCHNACEAE
    (OCHNA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Ochnaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ochna wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn.; Ochna heyneana Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Kanakchampa (Hindi); Narole, Ramatana champaka (Kannada); Silambi, Parathakonnai, Katharai (Tamil); Chilimbi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on dry sun-exposed slopes up to 700m.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy, Navendu Page & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0587
  • Collection Locality : Sanyasimalai, Yercaudu, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kurnool district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district, Nalgonda district
    • Kerala : NA
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Ochna lanceolata. Downloaded on 19 November 2019.

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