Pittosporum tetraspermum Wight & Arn.

    (Pittosporum Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AGNI FAMILY (अग्नि फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PITTOSPORACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Kachappatta, Analivetham, Analivegam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen, shola and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in forests in above 1000m
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, China, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Pittosporum tetraspermum. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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