Vulnerable as per IUCN Red List (VU)
Gymnacranthera canarica (King) Warb., Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 68: 368 1897. (Syn: Myristica canarica Bedd. ex King);
Common name: Kanara Nutmeg • Kannada: Pindi • Malayalam: Pintikkaya; Udaipami; Undaipanu; Undapayin

Kerala, just extending into South Kanara in Karnataka.

Collected from widely scattered locations in the 19th century, the species had not been collected for almost a century and was suspected of being extinct until recently. Remaining

subpopulations appear to be extremely rare and restricted. Further detailed information may indicate that a more serious threat category is appropriate. The seeds have been mistaken for nutmeg.

A large tree found in lowland moist dense forest.
Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Gymnacranthera canarica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32505A9710690. Downloaded on 16 April 2018.

via Species‎ > ‎G‎ > Gymnacranthera canarica (King) Warb. … family: Myristicaceae
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth 
¿ jim-nuh-KRAN-ther-uh ? — Greek: gymnos (naked); acranthera (apical anther) – referring to exposed apical stamensDave’s Botanary
¿ kan-AIR-ee-kuh ? — of or from the Canara or Kanara region in s-w India
commonly known as: Kanara nutmegKannada: ಪಿಂಡಿಕಾಯಿ pindikaayi, ಮೋಂಬತ್ತಿ ಮರ mombatthi maraMalayalam: പിണ്ടിക്കായ pintikkaya, ഉണ്ടപ്പയിൻ undappayin
botanical names: Gymnacranthera canarica (King) Warb. … synonyms: Gymnacranthera canarica Warb. • Gymnacranthera farquhariana (J.Hk. & Thoms.) Warb. • Myristica farquhariana J.Hk. & Thoms. • Myristica canarica Bedd. ex King … BiotikHerbarium JCB 
March 16, 2013 … Kattalekan 

Do you have any other images of this plant ? If so, pl. post.

here are all pictures of Gymnacranthera canarica I have …

5 images.

There seems to be some kind of mix-up at Biotik … listed as Malayalam names of Gymnacranthera canarica – however written in Tamil script.

Please help to know whether they are Malayalam / Tamil.

Let me express my opinion here:

Biotik says the Malayalam names as:

Pintikkaya; Udaipami; Undaipanu; Undapayin which when transcribed to Malayalam would look like respectively as:

പിണ്ടിക്കായ; ഉഡൈപാമി; ഉണ്ടൈപാനു: ഉണ്ടപ്പൈൻ
of which one is OK, second and third can never be Malayalam and the fourth one is very good for Malayalam

Thank you very very much, … for providing clarity. 


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Pics of  Gymnacranthera canarica as requested by you.
Family: Myristicaceae


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