Madhuca bourdillonii (Gamble) H.J.Lam



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1894?

Rediscovered in 2008 or before

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Ariankavu and Shendurni Valley, Quilon District & in the vicinity of Trissur, Kerala, India


Biology & Ecology










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Nayar, M.P. and Sastry, A.R.K. (eds) 1990. Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Vol. 3. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

Oldfield, Sara, Lusty, Charlotte and MacKinven, Amy (compilers). (1998). The World List of Threatened Trees. Cambridge, U.K.: World Conservation Press. 650 pp.

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.

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