Miliusa tomentosa (Roxb.) Sinclair

  • Family : ANNONACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species : Miliusa tomentosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Miliusa tomentosa (Roxb.) J.Sinclair (Unresolved name)
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 1868, KFP 5991, KFP 6329
  • Key identification features : Small trees. Bark and blaze aromatic. Leaves are elliptic or ovate-lanceolate, acute, rounded at base. Flowers are solitary or in leaf-opposed terminal, short cymes. Bracts ovate, deciduous with a filiform pedicel. Sepals are linear-lanceolate, outer petals are linear, longer than sepals; inner petals are oblong. Stamens many. Fruitlets stalked, subglobose and tomentose.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India, Nepal
  • Comments : Frequent in moist deciduous forests of Western Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chamarajnagar; Chikamagalur, Kodagu, Mysore, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada; Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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