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Oct 8, Common name: Elephant Apple, Indian catmon, Hondapara Tree, Ma-tad • Hindi: चलता Chalta, Karambel • Nepali: पांच फल Paanca phal. Dillenia indica is a species of Dillenia native to southeastern Asia, from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It is an evergreen large shrub or small to. : Fresh Dillenia Indica – Elephant Apple – Rare Tropical Plant Tree 5 Seeds: Garden & Outdoor.

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Branches generally ascending, often dilleniw at the base and branchlets marked with v shaped leafscars. The fruit are Large, tart flavored weighing up to a couple of pounds. User Group specific search options Title. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question.

Database on occurrence and distribution of floral species provides useful information for priori Related observations Show all. Assam State Biodiversity Board, Guwahati.

Checklists specific search options Observed during. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. Ripening fruits Photograph by: Leaves oblanceolate-elliptic or narrow elliptic, x cm across, more or less V shaped in transverse section, base acute or cuneate, margins sub entire or serrate-dentate, apex acute, chartaceous, strigose mainly on the veins beneath, lateral veins on either side of the midrib, ascending obscure, impressed above, more prominent on the midrib and prominent on the veins beneath, ondica when mature beneath, petioles stout, wider at the base, canaliculated, about 2.


Dillenia indica

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Leaves 14 – 30 cm by 7 – 12 cm. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables.

Document specific search options Title. The fruit pulp is sour and used in Indian cuisine in curries, jam ouu khattaand jellies.

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Typical low, rounded crown of a tree growing in the open Photograph by: Carpelsaround the conical receptacle, with ovules on adaxial double placentas, styles flattened, linear lanceolate or oblanceolate, about mm dillennia, Fruits pseudocarps indehiscent, enclosed by enlarged thickened sepals, about cm in diameter, subglobose, yellowish green when ripe.

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Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. View shipping rates and policies. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Trees about ft tall and girth of about ft, often fluted and buttressed at the base.

The present study was conducted to analyze tree idllenia diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Readable yet also very detailed. Views Read Edit View history. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.


Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Fruits Fleshy calyx are eaten raw as well as cooked. Also discusses timing, though morphology dillrnia each form would be better placed in the field for Morphology.

Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Belgaum, Coorg, Shimoga Kerala: Girnar Or Hondapara Tree. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

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Energy 59 kcal; Protein 0. With the prospects of extinction indicz the elephants this tree has developed a back-up system, whereby its hard fruits that were only accessible to megaherbivoresslowly soften on the forest floor through the dry season to allow access to successively smaller animals such as macaquesrodents and squirrels.

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Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. The leaves are about cm long, with a conspicuously corrugated surface with impressed veins.