Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
GARDEN PLANTS
Garden Plants Kerala
50 Top Garden Plants
25 Herb Garden Plants
25 Shrub Garden Plants
15 Climber Garden Plants
10 Top Tree Grden Plants
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
  Olea polygama
 
  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Olea polygama Wight, Ic. t. 1239 & 1240. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 613. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 796(559). 1923; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 432. 2002; P. S. Green, Kew Bull. 58: 259. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Leaves 5-8 x 3.5-4.5 cm, round to broadly attenuate at base. Peduncles 2-4 cm long. Bracts small, linear, 0.3-0.4 cm long. Pedicels 0.2 cm long, articulated. Calyx tube minute; lobes 4, c. 0.1 cm long. Corolla tube 0.1 cm long; lobes 4, 0.05-0.1 cm long, white. Filaments short or 0. Style short or absent; stigma 2-fid. Drupe ovoid-oblong, 0.7-0.8 cm long, 0.25-0.3 cm diam.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1400-1800
  Localities: Agasthymala peak, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
Kerala News Online