Turpinia cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr.

 
  • Family : STAPHYLEACEAE
    (Bladder-Nut Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TURPINIA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : STAPHYLEACEAE
  • Basionym : Triceros cochinchinensis Lour.
  • Synonym(s) : Turpinia nepalensis Wall. ex Wight & Arn.; Turpinia pomifera sensu Hiern in Hook.f. FBI 1895 p.p., non (Roxb.) DC. 1825.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Turpinia cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr.
  • Vernacular name : Attuneermulla, Kanali, Kambilivetti, Pambaravetti (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12549, CS 1221
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Malkangiri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, sub-tropical Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; 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=Turpinia cochinchinensis. Downloaded on 25 February 2021.

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