Guazuma ulmifolia Lam.

 
  • Family : STERCULIACEAE
    (STERCULIA OR COCOA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Guazuma ulmifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Guazuma ulmifolia Lam.
  • Common name : Honey-Fruit Tree, Bastard Cedar, West-Indian Elm
  • Vernacular name : Bhadarkshi (Kan.); Uthraksham, Valampuri, Edampuri (Tam.); Udrik patta, Thene chettu, Badraksha (Tel.); Debodaru (Ori.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical America & Java
  • Comments : Introduced in plains. Sometimes as an escape and even naturalized in the sub-continent.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropical America, Java; Introduced to the Old World
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Guazuma ulmifolia. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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