Orophea malabarica Sasidh. & Sivar.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Orophea malabarica Sasidh. & Sivar.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Low elevation forests of central Western Ghats- from north Karnataka to Thrissur district of Kerala; elevation 100-700 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Thrissur district
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; K. Sankararao et al., 2015. Range extension of two poorly known endemic species of the genus Orophea Blume (Annonaceae). JOTT, 7: 3. 6996-6999; 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=Orophea malabarica. Downloaded on 23 August 2019.

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