Actinodaphne madraspatana Bedd. ex Hook.f.

 
  • Family : LAURACEAE
    (LAUREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species : Actinodaphne madraspatana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Actinodaphne madraspatana Bedd. ex Hook.f.
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Large evergreen tree, with long leaves, white beneath. Flowers are white, in short axillary clusters. Fruit is a berry, globose, black, seated in an enlarged perianth cup.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Comments : Occasional in forests of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kanchipuram district (Tamil Nadu State); Kadapa district, Srikakulam district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI.; Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.
  • 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=Actinodaphne madraspatana. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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