Diospyros montana Roxb.

 
  • Family : EBENACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Ebenaceae
  • Species : Diospyros montana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Diospyros montana Roxb.
  • Common name : Mountain Persimmon
  • Vernacular name : Tinduka (San.); Balagunike (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 335, KFP 1020, CJS 12878, CJS 14455
  • Key identification features : A small or moderate-sized tree, usually spinous. Leaves ovate or elliptic, acute. Male flowers are 4-merous, usually 2-6, in short axillary or extra-axillary cymes; pedicels vary, short. Female flowers are solitary, axillary and larger than the male. Fruit is globose across, seated on an enlarged, lobed, leathery calyx. Seeds 2-8; endosperm not ruminate.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Australia
  • Comments : Not common
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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