Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (L.) Lam.

 
  • Family : RHIZOPHORACEAE
    (MANGROVE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rhizophoraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bruguiera gymnorhiza (L.) Lam.
  • Vernacular name : Kekre, Rasinia (Oria); Thudduponna (Telugu); Sigappu kaakandan (Tamil); Kandel, Karakandel (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tidal forests
  • Key identification features : A Mangrove Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & N.S.Ravindra
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1387, KFP 3394
  • Collection Locality : Pavanje river (Dakshina Kannada)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Koraput district, Jagatsinghpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Cuddalore district
  • World Distribution : India, SE. Asia, Africa, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Bruguiera gymnorrhiza. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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