Casearia zeylanica (Gaertn.) Thwaites

 
  • Family : FLACOURTIACEAE
    (FLACOURTIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Salicaceae
  • Species : Casearia zeylanica
  • Synonym : Casearia championii Thwaites; Guidonia esculenta (Roxb.) Baill.
  • Basionym : Vareca zeylanica Gaertn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Casearia esculenta Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Kottagovai (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-05; HJCB-E-10
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., Karuppusamy, Tilakar M
  • Collection Date : 16/06/14
  • Collection Locality : Sambar Valley, Azhagar Hills, Madurai district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Rare in semi-evergreen and moist-deciduous forests of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Seethampet forest (Srikakulam district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Casearia zeylanica. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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