Ervatamia heyneana (Wall.) T.Cooke

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Ervatamia heyneana
  • Basionym : Tabernaemontana heyneana Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tabernaemontana alternifolia L.
  • Vernacular name : Yentan, Maddarasai, Nandi-betlu gida (Kan.)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Leaves elliptic lanceolate, 10-20 cm long, glabrous. Corolla white, tube long, glabrous. Fruit is a boat-shaped follicle, seeds with bright red aril.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : December-August
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Sacred tree; often pollinated by night-flying moths.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • 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 heyneana. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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