Pandanus canaranus Warb.

 
  • Family : PANDANACEAE
    (SCREW-PINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Pandanaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Pandanus unipapillatus Dennst.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pandanus canaranus Warb.
  • Vernacular name : Thazhai (Tamil); Thazakaida (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Along banks of streams
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 900m
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Hill of Tamil Nadu
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). 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=Pandanus canaranus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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