Pandanus mangalorensis Nadf & Zanan

 
  • Family : PANDANACEAE
    (SCREW-PINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Pandanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pandanus mangalorensis Nadf & Zanan (Not found in Plant List)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : This species was found growing in open forest areas on the banks of streams. The distribution of this species is restricted to Mangalore region of Karnataka
  • Key identification features : This species differs from other Pandanus species in having prominent multiple branching, triangular infructescence, drupes arranged on a bony triangular ring, drupe apex pyramidal with acute and bifid style and stigma and central projection extended up to style base.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Karnataka
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature : R. L. Zanan & A. B. Nadaf. Pandanus mangalorensis: a new species of Pandanaceae from Southern India. Kew Bulletin 67(3): 555. 2012.
  • 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 mangalorensis. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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