Schefflera roxburghii Gamble

 
  • Family : ARALIACEAE
    (GINSENG FAMILY or ARALIA FAMILY or IVY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araliaceae
  • Species : Schefflera roxburghii
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schefflera roxburghii Gamble
  • Key identification features : Evergreen trees. Leaves are digitately compound, 3-7 foliolate, primary nerves are more prominent than the secondary, coriaceous, margins entire. Flowers in umbels or racemes; calyx-mouth truncate or toothed. Fruit is a Drupe. Seeds are angled and compressed.
  • Habit : Liana
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Kolar district (Karnataka State); Visakhapatnam district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • 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=Schefflera roxburghii. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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