Glochidion zeylanicum var. tomentosum (Dalzell) Trimen

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Phyllanthaceae
  • Species : Glochidion zeylanicum
  • Variety : tomentosum
  • Basionym : Glochidion tomentosum Dalzell
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glochidion zeylanicum var. tomentosum (Dalzell) Trimen
  • Vernacular name : Neeru kukke (Kan.); Pageri (Tel.)
  • Key identification features : Small tree with branchlets tomentose. Leaves are large, oblong, ovate-elliptic, with acute or rounded base, softly, greyish-tomentose above. Flowers unisexual. Calyx lobes almost divided to the base, outer tomentose. Ovary tomentose, 5-locular. Style hairy ending in glabrous conical lobes. Schizocarp globose, obscurely grooved.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional on the hills of moist deciduous forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.; Naidu, M.T. & O.A. Kumar (2015). Tree species diversity in the Eastern Ghats of northern Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(8): 7443-7459
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. zeylanicum var. tomentosum. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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