Homalium tomentosum Benth.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Salicaceae
  • Species : Homalium tomentosum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Homalium bhamoense Cubitt & W.W.Sm.
  • Key identification features : A large deciduous tree. Bark thin, greyish-white; wood brown, hard and heavy. Leaves obovate, emarginate, crenate, apiculate and tomentose beneath. Flowers in long racemes. Petals and sepals very similar.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments : Occasional in moist forests in northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Neginhal, S.G., Forest Trees of the Western Ghats includes Eastern Ghats and Deccan Plateau. 2011.
  • 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=Homalium tomentosum. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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