Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B.Rob.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species : Litsea glutinosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B. Rob.
  • Vernacular name : Maidah-lakadi (Hin.); Lakki (Kan.); Pisinpatty (Tam.); Kanuga, Narra alagi (Tel.); Naluga, Debassandha, Baghoari, Jaisonda, Basond, Baghtal (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0368; HJCB-0485
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R. & K.R.K.Swamy; Navendu Page, Arun Singh R., K.Sankara Rao & K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 31/10/15; 24/02/2016
  • Collection Locality : Way to Yelagiri Hills, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu State; Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Mixed forest
  • Key identification features : A evergreen tree. Bark is glutinose, brown with branchlets slender and tomentose. Leaves are crowded, acute at apex, grey, lower surface downy, pubescent. Flowers are white or yellowish in umbelules. Fruit is globose, purple when ripe.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : June-April
  • Comments : Often on hills above 800 m, in dry evergreen forests and moist deciduous forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tamil Nadu State; Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, Chittoor district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Nellore district, Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary (Khurda district), Gajapati district, Puri district, Sambalpur district, Sundargarh district, Angul district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalaya, Myanmar, China, Indo-China, Malesia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; 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. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Litsea glutinosa. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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