Heritiera fomes Buch.-Ham.

 
  • Family : STERCULIACEAE
    (Sterculia Or Cocoa Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COCOA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : MALVACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Heritiera fomes Buch.-Ham.
  • Vernacular name : Sundari (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tidal forests
  • Comments / notes : Tree with pneumatophores. Common in tidal forests
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Kendrapara district, Cuttack district, Jagatsinghpur district
  • Native : India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar
  • World Distribution : East and west coast of India, Philippines, Myanmar, Borneo
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • 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=Heritiera fomes. Downloaded on 31 May 2020.

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