Olea dioica Roxb.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (OLIVE or JASMINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oleaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Olea dioica Roxb.
  • Common name : Rose Sandalwood, Indian Wild Olive
  • Vernacular name : Bili sarole (Kannada); Edalai, Bilisarali, Kolli (Tamil); Edana, Edala, Karivetti, Kotuku, Vayala, Vayana, Vetila, Vidana, Paparana (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests at elevations 150-1350 m, also in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Olea dioica. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Line Drawings

Field Image(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.