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Elaeocarpus blascoi Weibel, 1972

Blascoi('s) elaeocarpus

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2000

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Tamil Nadu, Western Ghats, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Weibel, R. (1972). Deuxc especes nouvelles du genere Elaeocarpus provenant des montagnes du sed del’ Inde. Condollea 27(1): 15-19.

 

Other references:

Irudhayaraj, D. F. and Ramasubbu, R. (2014). The lonely endemic Palni Hills Rudraksha Tree Elaeocarpus blascoi Weibel (Magnoliopsida: Malvales: Elaeocarpaceae), Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(11): 6473-6476.

Pavendan, P., V.A. Gideon & S.C. Rajasekaran (2012). Cost effective ex situ conservation (Airlayering) of Elaeocarpus blascoi an endangered medicinal tree in Western Ghats of Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu, South India. The Indian Forester 138(11): 1056-1058.

Ramasubbu, R. and Irudhyaraj, D. Felix. (2016). Reproductive biology of Elaeocarpus blascoi Weibel, an endemic and endangered tree species of Palni Hills, Western Ghats, India. Current Science 110(2): 234-240. [Abstract]

Ramesh, B. R. and Pascal, J.-P. (1997). Atlas of endemics of the Western Ghats (India). Distribution of tree species in the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. Institut Français de Pondichéry. [relevant citation?]

Siva, S. M., Priya, T. Amutha, Balasubramanian, P., Manimekalai, V. and Ravichandran, P. (2015). In vitro regeneration of an endangered tree - Elaeocarpus blascoi Weibel. (Rudraksha) from Southern Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India. European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience 3(11): 62-66.

Stewart, R. and Balcar, T. (2017). Records of the Palni Hills Rudraksha Tree Elaeocarpus blascoi (Oxalidales: Elaeocarpaceae) in Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(8): 10623-10625.

Vijayan, A., Sudhakaran, J. V. and Rajasekharan, C. S. (2011). Rediscovery of Elaeocarpus blascoi (Elaeocarpaceae) from Palni Hills of Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu. Journal of Economic & Taxonomic Botany 35: 618-620.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1998). Elaeocarpus blascoi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 01 December 2013.

https://www.vattakanalconservationtrust.org/Home/activities

https://www.outreachecology.com/landmark/lti_l046/

https://www.outreachecology.com/landmark/lti_l047/

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/3145/elaeocarpus-blascoi

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/3145/elaeocarpus-blascoi

 

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