Meiogyne pannosa (Dalzell) Sinclair

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (Custard-Apple Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SITAPHAL FAMILY (सीताफल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ANNONACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Meiogyne pannosa (Dalzell) J. Sinclair
  • Vernacular name : Panthalmaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in moist forests across Western Ghats; elevation 420-1230 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Collection Nos : Talbot 3630 (K), KFP 9721 A & B, KFP 9722
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district, Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Ravichandran V personal observation 2015 Feb; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; M.R. Almeida (1998). Flora of Maharashtra vol.2; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats.
  • 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=Meiogyne pannosa. Downloaded on 2 July 2020.

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