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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
  Symplocos macrocarpa ssp. kanarana
 
  Family: SYMPLOCACEAE
  Citation:  Symplocos macrocarpa Wight ex Clarke ssp. kanarana (Talbot) Nooteb., Rev. Symplocac. 22. 1975; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 267. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 272. 1990; Chandra., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 19: 446. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 196. 1997; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 503. 2009. Symplocos kanarana Talbot, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 11: 238. t.9. 1897-1898; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 782(550). 1923.
  Malayalam Name(s): Malamparala
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Trees, to 7 m high, bark smooth; branchlets glabrous Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 6-8 mm, stout, glabrous, grooved above; lamina 7-15 x 3-5 cm, elliptic, elliptic-ovate, elliptic-oblong, base acute, apex acuminate or caudate-acuminate, margin crenulate-serrate, glabrous, glossy, coriaceous; lateral nerves 5-8 pairs, pinnate, slender; intercostae reticulate, slender. Flowers bisexual, white, in short axillary spikes; bracts solitary at the base of each pedicel; bracteoles early cauducous; calyx tube adnate to the ovary, lobes 5; corolla rotate, lobes 5, 3-3.5 mm; stamens numerous; stamens numerous, unequal, many seriate, adnate to the corolla tube; anthers short, ovary inferior, ovules 2-3 in each cell, pendulous from the inner angle. Fruit a drupe, 3 x 1.5 cm, smooth, glabrous, yellow becomes obtusely 5-6 furrowed; seeds 1-3, oblong.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Kannur, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikkode, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen 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: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Choodal, Goodrical Range, Chandanathode, Mandhampatti-Mukkali, Manthampotty
   
 
   
 
Kerala News Online