Dimocarpus longan Lour.

 
  • Family : SAPINDACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Sapindaceae
  • Species : Dimocarpus longan
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dimocarpus longan Lour.
  • Common name : Dragon's Eyes
  • Vernacular name : Kendala (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1807, KFP 7923, KFP 11091
  • Key identification features : A medium-sized tree with heavily foliaged branches. Leaves are alternate, pinate, leaflets 2-3 pairs,shiny. Inflorescence axis as well as sepals are yellow and pubscent while the petals are white. Fruit a globose with brownish outer shell-like skin, inner white juicy pulp surrounding the dark brown seed. Fruit edible.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Indo-Malaysia and South-east Asia
  • Conservation Status : Near Threatened (NT)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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