Firmiana colorata (Roxb.) R.Br.

 
  • Family : STERCULIACEAE
    (STERCULIA OR COCOA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Firmiana colorata
  • Basionym : Sterculia colorata Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Firmiana colorata (Roxb.) R.Br.
  • Common name : Scarlet Sterculia, The Colored Sterculia, Hill Gossypium
  • Vernacular name : Bodula, Samarri (Hin.); Bilisulige (Kan.); Malamparuthi (Tam.); Korata, Maraka, Kharaka, Karubopajja (Tel.); Kodalo, Pani Kodal (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39592
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 26/06/10
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Occasional on the deciduous slopes to 1000 m in full sun.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Melagiri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Visakhapatnam district, Kurnool district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State) Khammam district, Nalgonda district, Mehbubnagar district (Telangana State); Angul district, Mayurbhanj district, Kalahandi district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Sundargarh district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, Malay Peninsula, Indonesia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI.; 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=Firmiana colorata. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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