Sterculia armata Mast.

    (Sterculia Or Cocoa Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COCOA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sterculia villosa Roxb.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Stem with large cordiform scars, grey. Leaves crowded at the end of branches. Infloerscence paniculate. Panicles as long as leaves, erect, many flowered.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Victoria gardens
  • Literature : N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1.; M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol.1.pp.144-145.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. armata. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.


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