Eriolaena quinquelocularis (Wight & Arn.) Wight

 
  • Family : STERCULIACEAE
    (Sterculia Or Cocoa Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COCOA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Basionym : Microchlaena quinquelocularis Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eriolaena quinquelocularis (Wight & Arn.) Wight
  • Vernacular name : Malamtutti, Naiunnam, Vattanumu (Tamil); Badjari-dhaman, Bothi, Buti, Varing (Marathi); Malamthuthi, Vedinar (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Distribution :
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dharwad district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Check List 5(2): 173–194; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 -Flora of Coorg District
  • 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 quinquelocularis. Downloaded on 29 November 2020.

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