Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume (Images by P. Santhan (For more images & complete details, click on the links))  

(Images by Ashwini Bhatia (Id by Tapas Chakrabarty) & Tapas Chakrabarty (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links))



BSI Flora of India with details & keys (Volume 23- (T. Chakrabarty & N. P. Balakrishnan- 2012) (Distribution):
Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume (India: Common in evergreen shola forests, between (1200 -) 1500 – 2500 m altitudes. Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu; Sri Lanka, China and Indonesia)
   var. chartaceum (K.Rosenthal) Huang (India: Scarce in broad-leaved and temperate forests between 1600 – 2900 m altitudes. Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh)
  var. himalayense (INDIA: Common in broad-leaved and pine forests at 1500 – 2950 m altitudes. Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and China (Tibet)) 

Daphniphyllum neilgherrense (Wight) K. Rosenth. (syn. of Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume) TreeWestern Ghats & Eastern Ghats, Moist Deciduous to Evergreen ForestsFlora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987; Fischer 1921,  Matthew 1983Coimbatore, Dindigul, Nilgiri, Salem, Tirunelveli

Daphniphyllum himalayense MUELL.- ARG.
Daphniphyllum neilgherrense ROSENTH (syn. of Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume)

Botanical nameSynonymsFamilyCommon name
Daphniphyllum neilgherrense (syn. of Daphniphyllum glaucescens Blume) Goughia neilgherrensis Daphniphyllaceae Nilgiri Daphne-Leaf

Daphniphyllum himalense var. chartaceum (Benth.) Mull. Arg. (Himalaya (Mussoorie to Bhutan), S. Tibet, Khasia, N. Burma, N. Indo-China, W. China)
Daphniphyllum himalense var. himalense (Benth.) Mull. Arg. (Himalaya (Nepal to Bhutan), S. Tibet, Khasia, N. Burma)

Daphniphyllum chartaceum K. Rosenthal in Engler [Bhutan, India, N Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, N Vietnam].
Daphniphyllum majus Müller Argoviensis [NE India, N Myanmar, N Thailand, N Vietnam].

Trees of the Sikkim Himalaya By Topdhan Rai, Lalitkumar Rai (1994)- Details-

Daphniphyllum neilgherrense ROSENTH (syn. of Daphniphyllum glaucescens)

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