Eurya japonica Thunb.

 
  • Family : THEACEAE
    (TEA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Theaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eurya japonica Thunb.
  • Vernacular name : Kooramar (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist and Evergreen forests, margins of grasslands and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in moist forest floors of sholas in deep shade, also along shola streams up to 1400m.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Japan, Fiji
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district
  • 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=Eurya japonica. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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