Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3

Myristica magnifica Bedd., Fl. Sylv. S. India 2: t. 268 1872. (syn: Myristica fatua Houtt. var. magnifica (Bedd.) J.Sinclair);

Kerala and Maharashtra. Endemic as per Conspectus on Indian Gymnacranthera and Myristica D. Banik, P.P. Bora, V. Sampath Kumar and R.L. Bezbaruah- Rheedea Vol. 27(1) 1–12 2017;

Common name: Magnificent Nutmeg • Kannada: Ramapatre • Malayalam: Churapayin; Kothapayin; Kottapannu



Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Agastyamalai Hills. There are also two records of the species occurring in northern Kerala and North Kanara in Karnataka. Very little of the habitat remains.
A large tree and dominant component of a restricted area of lowland evergreen swamp forest
India (Karnataka, Kerala)

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Myristica magnifica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37314A10043395. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T37314A10043395.en. Downloaded on 11 March 2018.


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Date/Time-: 12/05/11 – 07:45
Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- tree
Height/Length- 10 mtr


Myristica swamps do occur in Karnataka. This one might be Myristica fatua var. magnifica.


I didn’t find var. magnifica in the Plant List as per link below:

 



References:

Conspectus on Indian Gymnacranthera and Myristica D. Banik, P.P. Bora, V. Sampath Kumar and R.L. Bezbaruah- Rheedea Vol. 27(1) 1–12 2017


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