Schefflera stellata Harms

 
  • Family : ARALIACEAE
    (GINSENG or ARALIA or IVY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araliaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Peymiratti (Tamil); Edakalmari, Purugudi (Telugu); Kappamaram, Urumamkai, Uramkai (Malayalam); Reval (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills from 600-1400m, among crevices of rocks in ravines, in shade or in full sun and along forest borders
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, Karuppusamy & Tilakar M
  • Collection Date : 17/06/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-21
  • Collection Locality : Sirumalai Hills, Dindigal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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.
  • 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=Schefflera stellata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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