Elaeocarpus floribundus occurs from India eastward to Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, Indonesia (to Borneo) and the Philippines (Palawan). It has been. Indian Olive is an evergreen moderate sized tree with spreading crown and clean bole of m length. It occurs in evergreen forests of NE. Indian Olive, Elaeocarpus floribundus Fruit: Perspective to the Antioxidative . Indian Olive, Elaeocarpus floribundus Fruit: Perspective to the.

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Assam State Biodiversity Board, Guwahati. Defines and describes life history of a living organism, meaning the course of obligatory developmental elaocarpus in an organism from fertilised zygote to maturity. Also elaeoarpus timing, though floriibundus of each form would be better placed in the field for Morphology.

Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Kokilavani, French Institute of Pondicherry, Compiled from various sources listed in the reference.

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An evergreen tree, found generally wild as well as cultivated in the household gardens for its edible fruit. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.


Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. May also be referred to include anatomy. An evergreen tree with a spreading crown and an average height of up to 20 to 40 m, though often smaller. Generally found in wild as well as in the household garden for its edible popular fruit.

The leaves are ovate, elliptic, often rounded at the base, 5 to 12 cm long, glabrous, blistered on both surfaces when dry, acute or shortly acuminate, irregularly crenate. It turns bright red before falling. Flowers are small and white, in drooping racemes, in the axils of fallen leaves. The greenish fruit is drupe, about 3 to 4 cm long, oblong, narrowed at the base, bluntly pointed at the apex.

Trees m tall with buttresses; crown ovoid or oblong; bark grey-brown, vertically fissured. Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petioles ca. Inflorescences in axillary racemes ca.

General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

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The mature fruit is eaten fresh or cooked and also as pickles Nutritional Value Energy kcal; carbohydrate 6. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.

Can include ecosystem services. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. The mature fruit is eaten fresh, or cooked and also very favourable as pickles. Fruits edible, often cooked and pickled, pulp pleasantly acrid; nuts made into rosaries.


An infusion of the bark and leaves is drunk as a tonic. An infusion of the bark and leaves is used as a mouthwash for inflamed gums. The bark and leaves are used in a poultice to treat ulcers. The fruits have medicinal value.

Considered to have medicinal properties.

The local people used the leaves in rheumatism. Fruits are prescribed in dysentery and diarrhea. Infusion of the bark and leaves are used as mouth wash for inflamed gum. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Omsons Publications, New Delhi. Flora of Arunachal Pradesh: The present study was carried out to document the diversity of arborescent angiosperm A study was conducted at seven important markets of Imphal Valley, Manipur in northeastern India, w Stand structure of a primate rich rainforest region in the central Western Ghats of southern India Desc: The Western Ghats of southern India are one of the most important biodiversity regions in the world The present paper deals with a floribundud on the relocation of Maesa velutina Mez, in Maharashtra state.

The breeding biology of the endemic Grey-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus was studied from The work is the result of the foliicolous fungal collections made in the Silent Valley National Par East Rlaeocarpus district is one of the biodiversity rich areas in Andhra Pradesh.

Tree s pecies d iversity in t ropical f orests of Barak v alley in Assam, India Desc: Tree species diversity in tropical forests of Barak valley in Assam, India Desc: To enumerate the tree species diversity of tropical forests, 89 belt-transects was laid in diffe Thiruvananthapuram District harbours more than 1, medicinal plants of which plants are hosts Technology Biodiversity in India.