Cyathocalyx zeylanicus Champion ex J. Hooker & Thoms.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cyathocalyx zeylanicus Champ. ex Hook.f. & Thomson
  • Vernacular name : Kodavazha, Elappati (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. Reported by Gamble from South Kanara.
  • Key identification features : Galls are often seen on leaf surface.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Davanagare district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : South India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Cyathocalyx zeylanicus. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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