Olea dioica Roxb.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (Olive Or Jasmine Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MOGRA FAMILY (मोगरा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : 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 1 December 2020.

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