Lannea coromandelica   (Houtt.) Merr.  (Plant)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Equisetopsida

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Size: 6-10 m tall

Trees deciduous; bark smooth, soft, thick, chlorophyllus; wood soft, exudes gum. Leaves 5-9 foliolate ; leaflets ovate-oblong, glabrous or pubescent when young , acute or acuminate at apex, oblique at base. Flowers 2-3 mm across, yellowish green, dioecious, fascicled in subterminal recemes. Fruits 9-12 mm long, compressed drupes, yellowish, when ripe.

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Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal


• Pondicherry (Lat: 11.7) (Long: 76.6) INDIA
• Pondicherry (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 79.88) INDIA
• Orissa, Bhitarkanika INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Balachandran, N; Kichenamourthy, S; Muthukumaran, J; Jayakanthan, M; Chandrasekar, M; Punetha, A and Sundar, D (2009) Diversity of true mangroves and their associates in the Pondicherry region of south India and development of a mangrove knowledgebase Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment Academic Journals 1 99-105 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Plantphoto Available at -
  • Banerjee, LK and Roa, TA (2001) Flora of the Mahanadi Delta, Orissa Botanical Survey of India 1-307 Available at - NIO,Goa

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