Pandanus tectorius var. laevis Warb.

  • Family : PANDANACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Pandanaceae
  • Species : Pandanus tectorius
  • Variety : laevis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Du Roi
  • Common name : Screw pine
  • Vernacular name : Ketaki (San.); Kedgi (Hin.); Kedage (Kan.)
  • Key identification features : A large, much-branched erect shrub. Leaves are linear, long. Male inflorescence is highly fragrant and the sheath is yellow or creamish. Female inflorescence is terminal.. Fruit is green initially and turns reddish when ripe.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Tropics
  • Comments : Usually cultivated in gardens.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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