Xylosma longifolium Clos

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Salicaceae
  • Species : Xylosma longifolium
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Xylosma longifolia Clos
  • Vernacular name : Katari, Dandal, Kandhara, Katpara, Sialu (Hin.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-348
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Key identification features : Small evergreen tree, unarmed, chiefly propagated by root suckers. Bark grey and rough. Fruit is a dry berry.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Comments : In moist evergreen and semi-evergreen forests on hills from 600 to 1300 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Kuthadiya Hills (Ganjam district), Puri district, Kalahandi district, Bolangir district, Sundargarh district, Berbera Forest (Khurda district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Himalaya, Thailand, Pakistan, China, Nepal, Indo-China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa 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=Xylosma longifolium. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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