Celtis tetrandra Roxb.

  • Family : ULMACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Cannabaceae
  • Species : Celtis tetrandra
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Celtis tetrandra Roxb.
  • Common name : Niligiri Elm
  • Vernacular name : Adava, Garuka (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1747, KFP 7680, HFP 16173
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R Ramesh & S.B.Manohar
  • Key identification features : A medium-sized densely foliaceous tree with grey pubescens on twigs. Bark is grey,smooth and thick with lenticels and is horizontally wrinkled. Leaves are simple and disticous, ovate, acute to shortly acuminate with a distinct oblique base and a serrate margin, midrib has prominent ascending veins in addition to 2 basal ones, stipules are free and caducous. Inflorescence is an axillary cyme and flowers are polygamous, stamens 4-5 with hairy pistillode, ovary is sessile. Fruit is a drupe.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Indo-Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : B.R.Hills (Chamarajnagar)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg


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