Pterospermum aceroides

Pterospermum aceroides Wall., Numer. List 1171 1829.; . Andaman Island and Myanmar as per POWO; . Tree for ID, Andaman NAW-FEB21-03 2 images. If possible kindly identify this tree from Andaman – i have pictures only of dried flowers and seedpod. Pseudobombax ellipticum (Kunth) Dugand ?? Thanks for such a prompt reply – i forgot to add […]

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Pterospermum rubiginosum

Pterospermum rubiginosum Heyne, Wight & Arn., Prodr. 68. 1834; Habit- Large trees up to 28 m tall. Trunk\bark- Bark brown, large flaky or exfoliating; blaze outer bark red and inner cream. Branchlets- Young branchlets slender, terete, tawny pubescent and stellate hairy. Leaves- Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; stipules lateral, with two linear subulate appendages, densely stellate […]

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Pterospermum lanceifolium ?

Pterospermum lanceifolium Roxb. ?;   Tree for id : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2) Please identify the following tree:Location: Botanical Garden, Howrah, West BengalDate: 6/9/2015 I do not know what this tree can be. Not only this one all species in Howrah Bot. (with a very few exception during our araceae-arecaceae fortnight). Partly because […]

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Pterospermum lanceifolium

Pterospermum lanceifolium Roxb., Fl. Ind., ed. 1832 3: 163–164 1832. ; India: Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur; Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar as per BSI flora of India;   Malvaceae Fortnight- Post 41 :: Pterospermum lanceaefolium from Patiala (Punjab): NS August 26/26 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4) This tree was seen […]

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Pterospermum diversifolium

Pterospermum diversifolium Blume, Bijdr. 88 1825. (syn; Dombeya diversifolia Spreng.; Pterospermadendron diversifolium Kuntze (Unresolved);                                Pterospermum glabrescens Wt. & Arn.); India: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala as per BSI Flora of India;   Tamil: Vattapolavu Malayalam: Pambaram, Malavuram   Habit- Trees up to 20 m tall. Trunk\bark- Bark brown, smooth; blaze red. Branchlets- Branches horizontal; young […]

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Pterospermum species

  efloraindia: 011111 BRS 102: Pl. find the attached file contain photo of Pterospermum acerifolium for id. confirmation. Date: some time in Feb. 2011 Location: NBNP Garden, Anaikatti (640MSL) Coimbatore Dist., Habitat: Garden Habit: Tree May be Yes. The pictures are too small to see the features clearly. It may be P. acerifolium, as it […]

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Pterospermum suberifolium

Pterospermum suberifolium (L.) Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 3: 136, 1. 576. 1794; pentapetes suberifolia L., Sp. Pl. 698. 1753. Pterospemum canescens Roxb., [Hort. Beng. 1814, nom. nud] Pl. Ind. 3: 1162. 1832. as per BSI Flora of India with details (Volume 3- 1993);   India: Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu; Sri Lanka and Myanmar […]

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Pterospermum reticulatum

IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU) Pterospermum reticulatum Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 69 1834. (Unresolved) (syn: Pterospermadendron reticulatum Kuntze (Unresolved)); India: In evergreen forests of Western Ghats at low elevations. Karnataka, Tatnil Nadu and Kerala; sometimes planted as a roadside tree as per BSI Flora of India; Common name: South-Indian Kanak Champa […]

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Pterospermum xylocarpum

Pterospermum xylocarpum (Gaertn.) Santapau & Wagh in Bull. Bot. Surv. India 5: 108. 1963. Velago xylocarpa Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 245, t. 133. f. 2. 1791. Pterospermum suberifolium Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 728. 1800. Pterospermum heyneanum Wallich ex Wight & Arn. as per BSI Flora of India; . India: West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka […]

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Pterospermum reticulatum ?

Pterospermum reticulatum ?;   ID REQUEST 29052011 PJ3:   Id requested for the following attachment.This tree looks silvery, when we stand beneath the tree. Date/Time-: 12/05/11 – 09:00Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga, Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrsHabitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- wildPlant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- treeHeight/Length- 8 mtr I guess Pterospermum suberifolium This is […]

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Pterospermum acerifolium

Pterospermum acerifolium (L.) Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 729 1800. (Syn. Cavanilla acerifolia (L.) J.F.Gmel.; Dombeya acerifolia (L.) Gaertn.; Pentapetes acerifolia L.; Pterospermadendron acerifolium (L.) Kuntze); India: Throughout warmer regions; often cultivated; Continental Asia, introduced elsewhere as per BSI Flora of India; ter-oh-SPER-mum — from the Greek pteron (wing) and sperma (seed) a-ser-ih-FOH-lee-um — referring to leaves […]

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