Symplocos macrophylla Wall. ex A. DC.

 
  • Family : SYMPLOCACEAE
    (SYMPLOCOS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Symplocaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Sankani (Kannada); Malankuruvi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Very rare; found frowing in forests as undergrowth
  • Key identification features : A srhub. Leaves oblanceolate, acuminate at apex, glabrous. Flowers small, in short racemes. Corolla pink. Stamens 40. Drup 1.2 cm long, ovoid-oblong.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-December
  • Collector(s) Name : M.C Lukose; V.T Antony
  • Collection Locality : Sugandhagiri, Wynad District
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district, Wayanad district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Symplocos macrophylla. Downloaded on 16 September 2019.

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