Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindley

 
  • Family : ROSACEAE
    (Rose Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GULAB FAMILY (गुलाब फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ROSACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
  • Common name : Loquat Tree, Chinese medlar, Japanese medlar
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for its edible fruits. On hills above 1200m.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Native : China, Japan
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, China, Japan, America, Europe
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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=Eriobotrya japonica. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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