Meliosma pinnata subsp. arnottiana (Wight) Beusekom

  • Family : SABIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Sabiaceae
  • Species : Meliosma pinnata
  • Subspecies : arnottiana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Meliosma arnottiana (Wight) Walp.
  • Vernacular name : Thodu, Kusavi, Thagari, Badaga Huli (Tam.)
  • Key identification features : Large spreading conspicuous evergreen tree. Bark grey-brown, mottled with white. Profusely flowering, much branched panicles, yellowish in colour.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Comments : Occasional on higher elevations at 1200 m and above in evergreen forests and in sholas. Also planted in the coffee estates.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Yercaud Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, South Korea, Japan, Philippines, Malay Peninsula, Malesia
  • Literature : 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. pinnata subsp. arnottiana. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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