Eriolaena lushingtonii Dunn

 
  • Family : STERCULIACEAE
    (Sterculia Or Cocoa Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COCOA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eriolaena lushingtonii Dunn
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in Deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Leaves membranous, white beneath
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Ramanathapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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=Eriolaena lushingtonii. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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