Pterospermum rubiginosum Heyne ex 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) : Pterospermum rubiginosum Heyne ex Wight & Arn. (Not found in Plant list)
  • Vernacular name : Chittileipolavu (Tamil); Chittilaplavu, Ellooti, Malamthodali (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9744
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Bengaluru district (FRLHT Campus)
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 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=Pterospermum rubiginosum. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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