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  Ehretia canarensis
 
  Family: BORAGINACEAE
  Citation:  Ehretia canarensis (Clarke) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 891(626). 1923; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 266. 1984; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 311. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 214. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 440. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 203. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 465. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 332. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 460. 2009. Ehretia laevis Roxb. var. canarensis Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 142. 1883. Ehretia indica (Dennst. ex Kostel.) M.R.& S.M. Almeida, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 90. 424. 1993; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 303. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 261. 1998.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chavandi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Chamror
  Description: Small trees. Leaves simple, alternate, 6-10 x 3-4 cm, elliptic, apex acuminate, base cuneate, thin coriaceous, glabrous; lateral nerves 5-7 pairs; petiole c. 2 cm long. Flowers 2.5-3 mm across, in axillary and terminal unilateral corymbose cymes. Calyx minute, 5-toothed. Corolla white, c. 2.5 mm long, lobes 5, oblong, obtuse. Stamens 5, exserted. Ovary minute, 2-celled; ovules 2 in each cell; style 2-fid above middle. Drupe 4-5 mm across, subglobose, red; seeds 4.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-January
  District(s): Palakkad, Alappuzha, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 300-800
  Localities: Peechi, Wadakkanchery, Palapally, Kattalappara, Kalvarimala, Vengoli, Kanthalppara, Dhoni R. F., Edamalayar, Angamoozhy, Neriamangalam, Kottur R.F., Thazhakkara, Nedumkayam, Machiri, Meenmutty
   
 
   
 
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