Wednesday 20 September 2023

Memecylon terminale Dalzell

Memecylon terminale Dalzell

muh-MEHS-uh-lawn -- adopted from the Greek name of Arbutus fruit ... Encyclopaedia Londinensis
term-in-AL-ee or term-in-AL-ay -- terminal position ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: smallest Indian memecylon • Kannada: ಸಣ್ಣ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ sanna nekkare • Konkani: सान अंजनी saan anjani • Malayalam: ചെറിയ കായാവ് cheriya kaayaavu • Tamil: சிறு காயா chiru kaya


botanical names: Memecylon terminale Dalzell ... heterotypic synonyms:Memecylon amabile Bedd. ... POWO
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
smallest Indian memecylon
  • name coined, for want of name; perhaps the smallest of the Indian (Memecylon) species ... THE BOMBAY FLORA, or, SHORT DESCRIPTIONS of all THE INDIGENOUS PLANTS HITHERTO DISCOVERED IN OR NEAR THE BOMBAY PRESIDENCY together with A SUPPLEMENT OF INTRODUCED AND NATURALISED SPECIES by Nicolas A Dalzell M.A. and Alexander Gibson, F.L.S., 1861
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಸಣ್ಣ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ sanna nekkare
  • name coined, for want of name; ಸಣ್ಣ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ sanna nekkare = small nekkare; based on the name ದೊಡ್ಡ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ dodda nekkare = big nekkare, given name for Memecylon malabaricum Cogn.
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Roman ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala
सान अंजनी saan anjani
  • name coined, for want of name; सान saan = small (size); अंजनी anjani = given name for Memecylon umbellatum Burm.f.
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
ചെറിയ കായാവ് cheriya kaayaavu
  • name coined, for want of name ... many thanks to Sam Kuzhalanattu for help with this name ... efloraofindia
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu
சிறு காயா chiru kaya
  • name coined, for want of name ... many thanks to Dr Vijayasankar Raman for help with this name ... efloraofindia
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu; endemic
~~~~~ Last updated: 20-09-2023 ~~~~~
Melastomataceae Melastomaceae endemic understorey shrub "Memecylon terminale" "Memecylon amabile" "smallest Indian memecylon"

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