Osyris wightiana Wall.

 
  • Family : SANTALACEAE
    (SANDALWOOD FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Santalaceae
  • Species : Osyris wightiana
  • Synonym : Osyris arborea Wall. ex A. DC.; Osyris quadripartita Salz. ex Decaisne
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steud.
  • Common name : White Sandalwood
  • Vernacular name : Vellasanthanam, Karipakkuchedi, Kattuchandhanam (Tam.)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Comments : Occasional in deciduous to semi-evergreen forests up to 1200 m, especially on degraded slopes.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Chittoor district, Kurnool district, Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, sub-tropical Himalaya
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381.; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). 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=Osyris wightiana. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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