Kydia calycina Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 3: 11, pl. 215 11 1819. (syn. Kydia fraterna Roxb.Kydia paterna Roxb.; Kydia pulverulenta Buch.-Ham.; Kydia roxburghiana Wight); 
China (S-Yunnan), Vietnam, Thailand, Bhutan, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin, Kachin,
Mandalay, Yangon),
India (widespread), Pakistan (Hazara, Pakistani Punjab,
Murree), Jammu & Kashmir (Jammu, Kashmir), Nepal, Laos
as per Catalogue of Life;
 
KID-ee-uh — named for Col Robert Kyd, first director of Calcutta Botanical Garden
ka-LEE-kin-uh — having a persistent (or conspicuous) calyx
 

commonly known as: kydia • *Assamese*: কুকুহা kukuha, পিছোলা pichhola • * Bengali*: পোলা pola • *Gujarati*: મોટી હીરવણી moti hirwani • *Hindi*: पट्ठा pattha, पुला pula, पुलिया pulia • *Kannada*: ಬೆಮ್ದೆ bende • *Konkani*: वारंग warang • *Malayalam*: കാട്ടാവണക്ക് വെളളടച്ചി kaattaavanakk velalatacci, വീമ്പ് viimp • *Manipuri*: khabi • *Marathi*: रान भेंडी ranbhendi, वरंग or वारंग warang • *Nepalese*: पुलिया pulia • *Oriya*: bankopasia • *Sikkimese*: kubinde • *Tamil*: பூலா pula • *Telugu*: పోతరి potari • *Urdu*: kapasia

Native to: China, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam

The plant bears male and female flowers. 
Kydia calycina have both, pure white and white with pink tinged corolla.


 

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Flora of Jamwa ramgarh Sanctury,Jaipur,Rajastan-5: Hindi name पूला
Scientific Name Kydia calycina
Family Malvaceae
Photo taken15.5.2009
At- Jamwa ramgarh Sanctury,Jaipur,Rajastan, India
Description blooming leafless condition

The dried flowers look very crisp and cute.


 
Malvaceae week :: Kydia calycina: Kydia calycina Roxb.
KID-ee-uh — named for Col Robert Kyd, first director of Calcutta Botanical Garden 
ka-LEE-kin-uh — having a persistent (or conspicuous) calyx
Male flowers … please validate
[image: Viimp (Malayalam: വീമ്പ്)]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>
Oct 25, 2008 at Karnala Bird Sanctuary  Female flowers … please validate
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Oct 19, 2007 along ghat road reaching Kas plateau
commonly known as: kydia • *Assamese*: কুকুহা kukuha, পিছোলা pichhola • * Bengali*: পোলা pola • *Gujarati*: મોટી હીરવણી moti hirwani • *Hindi*: पट्ठा pattha, पुला pula, पुलिया pulia • *Kannada*: ಬೆಮ್ದೆ bende • *Konkani*: वारंग warang • *Malayalam*: കാട്ടാവണക്ക് വെളളടച്ചി kaattaavanakk velalatacci, വീമ്പ് viimp • *Manipuri*: khabi • *Marathi*: रान भेंडी ranbhendi, वरंग or वारंग warang • *Nepalese*: पुलिया pulia • *Oriya*: bankopasia • *Sikkimese*: kubinde • *Tamil*: பூலா pula • *Telugu*: పోతరి potari • *Urdu*: kapasia
Native to: China, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam 
   – [image: Kydia calycina]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>…
Oct 19, 2007 along ghat road reaching Kas plateau
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Oct 25, 2008 at Karnala Bird Sanctuary
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Oct 25, 2008 at Karnala Bird Sanctuary
   – [image: Kaattaavanakk Velalatacci (Malayalam: കാട്ടാവണക്ക് വെളളടച്ചി)]<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flickr.com%2Fphotos%2Fdi…>…
Dec 6, 2008 at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
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Jan 10, 2009 at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
   – … for more views:
   http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=91314344%40N00&q=Kydiacalycina&m=tags

I think you are correct ….
about the gender specificity of Kydia 



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Identification please CR 150911-01:  Kindly help me identifying this flower. Sighted on 15th September 2011 @ IUCAA Girawali Observatory, Ghodegao 


Flora of Chakrata Part-2: Haldinia cordifolia from Dakpathar Assan Barrage Nature Park: Haldinia cordifolia from Dakpathar Assan Barrage Nature Park


I am not sure about the id of this plant. It doesn’t looks like Haldina cordifolia of Rubiaceae family to me.  I think the one in … Flickr photo stream is H. cordifolia @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/870235799/


Yes … i also have some doubts about its id. My id was based on the sign board available on the plant. As it was so high i could not get closeup of flowers. I will try to have close up of flowers fruits next time


looks like Kydia calycina


what could be the meaning of उपयोग: खिलौने एवं स्केल?
toys are made from the wood of this tree? Why perticularly this tree? What is स्केल? measuring scale?
Just wondering what the sign wanted to say.


Scale means Measuring scale


Yes … This plant should be Kydia calycina (commonly known as Pula) as suggested by … Both of these trees are frequent in the area.


A couple of pictures of Haldinia cordifolia. This is of a sapling. Couldn’t get pictures of the mother tree since the leaves were very high. Taken on Aug 15 2011, from Mannarkad, Palakkad district, Kerala. Please confirm id.


Tree ID 201111 JP: Need assistance in identification,

Location: Harshul, trimbakeshwar, Nashik
Habit: Tree large, about 15 to 20 mt tall
Bark: peeling, dark brown, younger parts white
Leaves: alternate, simple. trilobed but not conspicuous
size: more wide than long 15 cm x 20 cm
venation: 5 main veins, palmate.
petioles: 6 to 8 cm long. 1 gland at the base
leaf scar visible on stem.
Flowering in clusters and while the plant had leaves
flowers dried had 4 to 5 persistent sepals app 2 com long while the petals were also seen but small and curled inwards
the twigs were difficult to break and had long fibres like the tiliaceae, malvaceae, sterculiaceae group.
probably a member of Sterculiaceae….


Kydia calycina, just as … pointed.
The flower in posted photo is female flower. The plant bears male and female flowers.


Malvaceae week :: Kydia calycina (RD_02):

Kydia calycina Roxb.  Photographed at Manas NP, Assam


Very nice pictures, …
But … picture has pure white flowers. Is this just a variation?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/2978510131/


Kydia calycina have both, pure white and white with pink tinged corolla. I am attaching my pix for Pench Tiger Reserve M.P.


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Tree for Id-080112-NS2- flora of Madhya Pradesh: This medium sized tree was photographed at the Jungle of Chikhral, Betul, MP.
Local name- Karai. I couldnt find it’s botanical identity through dis name.
Tree height- appx 12- 15 feet
Flowers- Four petaled.


Yes Kydia calycina.
It seems you had a great trip of M.P.


Yes …, I was fortunate to visit the jungle one day with a retired Forest officer who z a gr8 plant lover and a walking encyclopedia of flora of MP. Unfortunately I cnt invite him here on Efi as he doesnt uses internet.


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Profuse flowering of Kydia calycina: Seen the profuse flowering of a single tree of Kydia calycina en-route Prabalgad.
Family: Malvaceae
Date/Time: 22-01-2012 / 09:45AM
Habitat: Wild
Plant habit: Tree.


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Tree id plss: Pls help identify this tree..flowering in October in Badlapur, Thane dist, Maharashtra..

Its deciduous in nature.. leafless from Jan – March.


Is it Kydia calycina?


Agree with … This is Pula [Kydia calycina]. Seniding a few photographs. (6 images)


Fwd: [efloraofindia:177941] ID please RF 1 : Attachments (2). 4 posts by 4 authors.

Thane, Maharashtra…………


Kydia calycina Roxb.


Kydia calycina


Kydia calycina only



Tree for ID Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh NAW-OCT-06 : 5 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (5).

Kindly identify these forest trees photographed in the Nallamalla Hills, Srisailam-Nagarjuna National Park, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

White flower about 2-3 cm wide.


Looks like some Kydia sp. 


Yes, this should be Kydia calycina.. a wild tree speces of Malvaceae


Kydia calycina indeed.

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Malvaceae Fortnight ::Kydia calycina :: Prabalgad:: PKAJUL17 :: 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)

Seen the profuse flowering of a single tree of Kydia calycina en-route Prabalgad.
Family: Malvaceae
Date/Time: 22-01-2012 / 09:45AM
Habitat: Wild
Plant habit: Tree.


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Malvaceae Fortnight :: Kydia calycina ::Satara:: PKAJUL19 :: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)

Kydia calycina
Photographed at Yawteswar, Satara.


 

 

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Kydia calycina


 
This tree was shot in flowering stage from Morni Hills (Haryana)..
Kydia calycina….

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21-TSP-ID-07JAN2016-1-Nandi Hills: Tree for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)

Kindly identify this plant.. 

Habit: Tree 

Habitat: Wild, Dry deciduous forest 

Sighting: Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapur, Karnataka, about 1300 msl 

Date: 08-12-2015 


Could this be Kydia sp..??


Thanks …The uploaded images match with those contained both in FOI and DFK.

Ref: http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in/hjcb2/herbsheet.php?id=2785&cat=1


Yes Kydia calycina. More towards fruiting stage.


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TSP-JAN2016-20-20:Images of Kydia calycina (Malvaceae) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)

It is my pleasure to share few images of Kydia calycina (Malvaceae)

Ref: /species/m—z/m/malvaceae/kydia/kydia-calycina 

Habit: Tree 

Habitat: Wild, Semi-evrgreen forest 

Sighting: Koppa, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1000 msl 

Date: 26-11-2015


Flower close-up is exquisite. Thanks for sharing.


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