Artabotrys zeylanicus var. kottavasaliyana Jose & George

  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (Custard-Apple Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SITAPHAL FAMILY (सीताफल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ANNONACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Woody climbers
  • Habitat : Wet Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The new taxa is seen in undisturbed evergreen forests of Achankovil valley belongs to Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve.
  • Key identification features : Stem and midrib of the plant is reddish, fully covered with lenticels; flowers are solitary
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kollam district, Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Kerala
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : NE
  • Literature : Jose Mathew and K.V. George (2013). Artabotrys zeylanicus var. kottavasaliyana (Annonaceae); A New varitey from Southern Western Ghats. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences vol-3,issue-4,Pg No. 153-155 October -December.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. zeylanicus var. kottavasaliyana. Downloaded on 28 November 2021.

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