The genus Hydnocarpus is currently () under review and there seems no clear and generally accepted treatment currently available. Because different. Phytochemical analysis, Antimicrobial, insecticidal and antiradical activity of Hydnocarpus pentandra (Buch.-Ham.) Article (PDF Available) in. Download scientific diagram | Hydnocarpus pentandra (Buch. Among the different Hydnocarpus species, H. wightiana is the major source of chaulmoogra oil.

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Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; stipules caducous; petiole 0. Berry, woody, globose, apiculate 6 cm across usually brown tomentose, black when young; seeds numerous. A globose berry, rind very hard, rusty; seeds few, embedded in pulp. Fruiting throughout the year. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Powered by the open hydnocatpus Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

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Chalmogra Yenne Mara. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Its main goal is summarize pentanfra most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

Dioecious trees, to 25 m high, bole fluted; bark mm thick, surface pale brown mottled with white patches, smooth, brittle; blaze creamy yellow; branchlets pubescent. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules small, lateral, cauducous; petiole mm, stout, pubescent, grooved above; lamina x cm, elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-oblong, base acute, obtuse or round, apex acuminate, margin crenate, serrate or entire, glabrous, coriaceous, lateral nerves pairs, pinnate, prominent, intercostae scalariform, prominent.

Flowers unisexual, mm across, greenish-yellow, solitary or in small fascicle; sepals 5, broadly ovate, pubescent; petals 5, broadly ovate, greenish-yellow, fringed with soft white hairs, with a scale at the base; scales half as long as petals, densely hairy; stamens ; filaments subulate, hairy at the base; anthers of female flowers possess no pollen; ovary hudnocarpus, 1-celled, tomentose; stigma sessile and two lobbed.


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Fruit a berry cm across, globose, rind thick, brown, rough with uneven surface; seeds numerous, yellowish, obtusely angular. Inflorescence – male flowers. Habit Trees up to 10 m tall.

Branches and Branchlets Branchlets subterete, minutely pubescent. Leaves Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; hydnocarphs caducous; petiole 0. Fruit and Seed Berry, woody, globose, apiculate 6 cm across usually brown tomentose, black when young; seeds numerous.

Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.

Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Flower In axillary fasicles; greenish-white. Fruit A globose berry, rind very hard, rusty; seeds few, embedded in pulp. Field tips Bark brownish, fissured; hydnocarpue pinkish.

Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. May be referred to as or include habit, defined penatndra the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation.

May also be referred to include anatomy. Common understorey trees in wet evergreen forests and along streams, generally up to m sometimes extends up to m.

Hydnocarpus pentandrus

Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains. General description of the sites where hydncoarpus species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Found in wet evergreen forest and along the river banks from the plains to m sometimes extends up to m. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

Kolhapur, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg Karnataka: All districts Tamil Nadu: If the taxon is in the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it penttandra they are also found elsewhere. Indian Endemicity Geographic Entity. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.



Related observations Show all. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. The oil extracted from the seeds is used in the treatment of leprosy. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Can include ecosystem services. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

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I,Flora of Karnataka, Sharma B. D,Biodiversity Documentation for Kerala Part 6: M, Hydnocarpus wightiana Blume, Rumph. Periyar Tiger Reserve Field Guide Red Listed Med.

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