Ilex wightiana Wall. ex Wight

 
  • Family : AQUIFOLIACEAE
    (HOLLY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Aquifoliaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ilex wightiana Wall. ex Wight
  • Vernacular name : Parasal, Vellodi (Malayalam); Badaga, Velloday (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Shola forests
  • Comments / notes : In evergreen shola forests of above 1300m.
  • Key identification features : Large tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Navendu Page, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0591
  • Collection Locality : Sanyasimalai, Yercaud, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Ilex wightiana. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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