Garcinia cowa Roxb. ex DC.

 
  • Family : CLUSIACEAE
    (GARCINIA or COCUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Clusiaceae
  • Species : Garcinia cowa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Garcinia cowa Roxb. ex Choisy
  • Common name : Beach Calophyllum, Borneo Mahogany, Cowa Mangosteen
  • Vernacular name : Katta phal, Kowa (Hin.); Sankadu, Sarbana, Rajkusuma (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0529
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Comments : Often along stream banks and ravines of semi-evergreen forests. The acidic fruits are edible.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Angul district, Puri district, Sundargarh district, Berbera Forest (Khurda district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman Islands (India), Myanmar, Bangladesh, Yunnan, Thailand
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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=Garcinia cowa. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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