Ervatamia heyneana (Wall.) T.Cooke

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Basionym : Tabernaemontana heyneana Wall.
  • Synonym(s) : Tabernaemontana alternifolia L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tabernaemontana alternifolia L.
  • Vernacular name : Yentan, Maddarasai, Nandi botlu gida (Kannada); Kundalappala, Kunninpala, Kuruttupala, Koonampala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Moist deciduous forests, also in Sacred groves. Pollinated by night flying moths
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson 1976. Flora of Hassan District; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Harish Bhat et al, 2013- Netrani Island Report; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Ervatamia heyneana. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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