Calophyllum polyanthum

Calophyllum polyanthum Wall. ex Choisy (syn: Calophyllum amoenum Wall. ex Choisy; Calophyllum angustifolium Dalz. & Gibs.; Calophyllum elatum Beddome; Calophyllum smilesianum Craib; Calophyllum smilesianum var. lutea Craib; Calophyllum williamsianum Craib);      Bhutan, Sikkim, Darjeeling, China (S-Yunnan), Myanmar [Burma] (Kayin, Mon, Rakhine), Thailand, Vietnam, India (West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala), Andamans (Middle Andamans, South […]

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Calophyllum inophyllum ?

Calophyllum inophyllum ?;        Requesting ID of this roadside avenue tree – Mumbai :: 02092013 :: ARK-01 :: September 2012 : Attachments (2). 2 posts by 1 author. Requesting to please ID this roadside tree captured in Mumbai in September 2012. seems like callophyllum inophyllum Thanks for your feedback …, will wait other […]

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Calophyllum species

Calophyllum species ?;        150513 ASP 16 : Attachments (1) (3 MB). 2 posts by 2 authors. Please identify this fruit. Unfortunately only unripe fruit is shown here. Ripe fruits seem to be red. The fruit is edible. My friend who took the photo says it may be memecylon. Photo was taken in […]

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Calophyllum inophyllum

Calophyllum inophyllum L., Sp. Pl. 513 53 (Syn: Balsamaria inophyllum Lour.;  Calophyllum apetalum Blanco;  Calophyllum bingator Roxb.; Calophyllum blumei Wight;  Calophyllum ovatifolium Noronha; Calophyllum spurium Choisy; Calophyllum wakamatsui Kaneh. …..);   kal-oh-FIL-lum — from the Greek kalos (beautiful) and phyllon (leaf); referring to the beautifully-veined leaves … Dave’s Botanary in-oh-FILL-um — from the Greek inodes (fibrous, sinewy) and phyllon (leaf) … Dave’s Botanary  commonly known as: Alexandrian laurel, ball tree, beach calophyllum, beauty leaf, domba oil tree, […]

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Calophyllum apetalum

IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU) Calophyllum apetalum Willd., Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 5: 79 1811. (Syn: Calophyllum calaboides G.Don; Calophyllum decipiens Wight; Calophyllum wightianum Wall. ex Planch. & Triana);   Malayalam: Arrupunna, Manjapunna, Valuzhavam. Kannada: Holi honne, Irai, Kal honne, Kalpoone, Shri hone; Sans.—-Punnagam, Namaeruak, Panchakaeshera. Eng.- Alexandrian Laurel; […]

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