Helicia nilagirica Bedd.

 
  • Family : PROTEACEAE
    (PROTEA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Proteaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Helicia nilagirica Bedd.
  • Vernacular name : Tagale muggu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Along river banks in semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare; often along streams from Agumbe to Kanyakumari
  • Flower, Fruit : June-July
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13718, CJS 14025
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanyakumari district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C. J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; 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=Helicia nilagirica. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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