Schefflera stellata (Gaertn.) Harms

 
  • Family : ARALIACEAE
    (GINSENG FAMILY or ARALIA FAMILY or IVY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araliaceae
  • Species : Schefflera stellata
  • Basionym : Heptapleurum stellatum Gaertn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schefflera stellata (Gaertn.) Baill.
  • Vernacular name : Paei miratti, Peymiratti (Tam.); Edakalmari, Purugudi, Reval (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-21
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., Karuppusamy & Tilakar M.
  • Collection Date : 17/06/14
  • Collection Locality : Sirumalai Hills, Dindigal district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forest
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : April- June
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Occasional on hills from 600-1400 m, among crevices of rocks by ravines, in shade or full sun, along forest borders and in moist deciduous forests of the Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Visakhapatnam district, Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Keonjhar district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Schefflera stellata. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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