Polyalthia fragrans (Dalzell) Bedd.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species : Polyalthia fragrans
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polyalthia fragrans (Dalzell) Bedd. (Unresolved name)
  • Common name : Fragrant Cherry Nutmeg
  • Vernacular name : Gowri mara, Kakechapaya (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13057, HFP 2544
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : Bark greenish-grey blast with white spots; bark and blaze aromatic.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in evergreen forests of Western Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Kodagu, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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