Pterospermum reticulatum Wight & Arn.

 
  • 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
  • Vernacular name : Mulipolavu (Tamil); Malayuram, Malavuram, Malaviriam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare; at elevations 180-800 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569; 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; 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=Pterospermum reticulatum. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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