Ervatamia divaricata (L.) Burkill

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Ervatamia divaricata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.
  • Common name : East Indian Rosebay
  • Vernacular name : Chandini, Tagar (Hin.); Nandi-batlu gida (Kan.); Nanthiyaavattai (Tam.); Ghandi tagarapu, Nandi vardhanamu (Tel.); Tagar (Ori.); Nandivrksha (San.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Comments : Commonly cultivated in gardens and household. Eye lotion from flowers are often valued as native medicine.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropics of the World
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Ervatamia divaricata. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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