Brownlowia tersa (L.) Kosterm.

  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (Linden Or Jute Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : FALSA FAMILY (फालसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Basionym : Glabraria tersa L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Brownlowia tersa (L.) Kosterm.
  • Vernacular name : Pani sundri, Nata sundri (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Generally grows in brackish water and along the coast. This species is sometimes used for fencing or fuelwood. (IUCN, 2014)
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Tidal forest of Jambu (Cuttack district), Kendrapara district, Khurda district
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Near Threatened (NT)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. tersa. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.

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