Actinodaphne hookeri Meisner

  • Family : LAURACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Lauraceae
  • Species : Actinodaphne hookeri
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Actinodaphne hookeri Meisner
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : Small to moderate-sized evergreen tree. Bark smooth, lenticellate, easily recognized by pendulous reddish hairly whorled and crowded leaves at the tip of bear twigs. Young leaves reddish-silky-pubescent with 3 basal nerves. Male flowers golden yellow in clusters on branches below the leaves. Berry ellipsoid, seated on enlarged perianth cup. Red when ripe.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Davanagere, Kodagu, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere


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