Rhizophora apiculata Blume

 
  • Family : RHIZOPHORACEAE
    (MANGROVE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rhizophoraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rhizophora apiculata Blume
  • Vernacular name : Rai (Oria); Kandal (Tamil); Kaya-kandel, Vallikandel (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tidal forests
  • Key identification features : A mangrove tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10969
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Koraput district, Kendrapara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Cuddalore district, Ramanathapuram district
  • World Distribution : Tropical SE. Asia, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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=Rhizophora apiculata. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.