Ervatamia heyneana (Wall.) Cooke

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Ervatamia heyneana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tabernaemontana alternifolia L.
  • Common name : Nagkuda
  • Vernacular name : Yentan, Maddarasai, Nandi bettalu gida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : Stevens 610, CJS 10120, CES 447(S.V.Bhat)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Fruit boat-shaped follicles, seeds with bright red aril.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Sacred tree; Often pollinated by night-flying moths
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Harish Bhat et al, 2013- Netrani Island Report; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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