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  Lannea coromandelica
 
  Family: ANACARDIACEAE
  Citation:  Lannea coromandelica (Houtt.) Merr., J. Arnold Arbor. 19: 353. 1938; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 72. 1982; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 110. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 66. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 114. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 137. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 128. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 86. 1995; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 117. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 15. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 122. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 80. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 82. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 79. 1999; D. Chandra & S.K. Mukh. in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 463. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 79. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 180. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 146. 2005; V. Chandra. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 806. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 189. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 253. 2009. Dialium coromandelicum Houtt., Nat. Hist. ser. 2. 2: 39. t. 5. f. 2. 1774. Odina wodier Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 293. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 29. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 263(187). 1918.
  Malayalam Name(s): Anakkaram, Karasu, Karayam, Karilavu, Konapadanara, Odiyamaram, Udikalasam, Uthi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Wodier, Jhingam
  Description: Deciduous trees, to 25 m high, bark surface grey to dark brown, rough, exfoliating in small irregular flakes, fibrous; blaze crimson red or deep pink; exudation gummy, red; young parts stellate-rusty tomentose. Leaves imparipinnate, alternate, clustered at the end of branchlets, estipulate; rachis 21-27 cm, stout, swollen at base, stellate-hairy pubescent when young; leaflets 7-11, opposite; petiolule 3-5 mm, slender, pubescent; lamina 5-12 x 3-8 cm, oblong, oblong-ovate, oblong-lanceolate or ovate, base oblique, acute or round, apex acuminate, margin entire, lower surface and part of the upper with scattered stellate pubescence, chartaceous; lateral nerves 10-16 pairs, parallel, prominent, puberulent beneath, intercostae reticulate, prominent. Flowers unisexual, yellowish-green; male flowers : in compound racemes, 8 mm across; calyx 4-lobed; lobes ovate, imbricate, persistent; petals 4, lanceolate, reflexed, imbricate; disc annular, 8-lobed; stamens 8, inserted below the disc, filaments unequal, subulate, ovary abortive; female flowers : in simple racemes; petals and sepals as in male flowers; stamens very short and small; anthers sterile; ovary superior, ovule pendulous from near the top of the cell.; styles 4; stigma peltate. Fruit a drupe, 12 mm long, ovoid, red; stone hard; seed compressed.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-1000
  Localities: Peechi, Rosemala, Moolakkayam, Kurukku, Koruthode, Vengoli, Karimala, Damsite, Tiruvalla, Kalliassey, Taliparamba, Parappa, on way to Kannoth, Walayar, Thadikundu area, Aroorkutty, Thenmalai, Rockwood, Bonaccord, Kurisumala
   
 
   
 
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