BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Diospyros melanoxylon is a medium-sized tree or shrub up to 25 m, and. m girth. The bark is pelican in colour, exfoliating in. DIOSPYROS MELANOXYLON ROXB IN CANCER PREVENTION: PHARMACOLOGICAL SCREENING, PHARMACOKINETICS AND CLINICAL STUDIES. This endemic plant of India and Ceylon is used in various ways. Besides being the source of Indian ebony, its wood is also utilized for making boxes, combs.

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In the mealnoxylon, black trunk was used to make black keys of the piano. The most economically significant use of this species is that its leaves are used to roll beedis Indian cigarettes.

Diospyros melanoxylon

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Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Send a request for permission. East Indian Ebony. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Bark black or dark brown, very thick, corky, deeply fissured vertically, flakes rectangular, leaves thick, pale green, with soft hair, fruit, yellowish and fleshy with enlarged calyx like brinjal.

Common Dryland Trees of Karnataka: Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Singh Diospyros melanoxylon melanoxylon Diagnostic Keys. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.


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Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. 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. Propagation Techniques Soak seeds in cold water for 24hrs. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables.

Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates.

Other Mammals Pollinators Pollinators: Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. Tree Height 24 m. Describes average size, max, range; type of size perimeter, length, volume, weight Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics.

Can also include hypotheses of paedomorphy or neoteny, etc. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. May be referred to diospros or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

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May also be referred to include anatomy. Belgaum, Coorg, Hassan, Mysore, N. Idukki, Palakkad Tamil Nadu: Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. If the taxon is in the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Poor fuelwood Pest Management: Encyclopedia of Life EOL. The melanixylon study was carried out to document the diversity of arborescent angiosperm Species composition and seasonal variation of butterflies in Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Jharkhand, Indi Diet composition of Golden Jackals Canis aureus Mammalia: Canidae diiospyros Van Vihar National P The present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Ecology and phytosociology of the tropical dry deciduous forests of Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, Telangan The paper describes the species composition, abundance, density and community structure of the trop The butterfly diversity of Baghmundi, Purulia District Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Early stages and larval host plants of some northeastern Indian butterflies Desc: Eastern Himalaya and northeastern India are part of two global biodiversity hotspots, yet the criti Technology Biodiversity in India.