Phytolacca dioica L.

 
  • Family : PHYTOLACCACEAE
    (POKEWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Phytolaccaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phytolacca dioica L.
  • Common name : Pokeberry Tree
  • Vernacular name : Ombu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated. Also naturalized
  • Flower, Fruit : March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of tamilnadu, India vol. 2.
  • 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=Phytolacca dioica. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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