Leptonychia caudata Burret

 
  • 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) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in evergreen forests of Western Ghats; elevation 500-1000 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanyakumari district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats.
  • 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=Leptonychia caudata. Downloaded on 31 May 2020.

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