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Madhuca longifolia var. latifolia (moa tree)

Synonyms: Bassia latifolia; Illipe latifolia; Illipe malabrorum subsp. latifolia; Madhuca indica; Madhuca latifolia; Vidoricum latifolium

Wikipedia Abstract

Madhuca longifolia is an Indian tropical tree found largely in the central and north Indian plains and forests. It is commonly known as mahua, mahwa or Iluppai. It is a fast-growing tree that grows to approximately 20 meters in height, possesses evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage, and belongs to the family Sapotaceae.
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Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Specific Gravity [2]  0.922
Structure [1]  Tree


Acrocercops euthycolona[3]
Acrocercops phaeomorpha[3]
Acrocercops phaeospora[3]
Aonidiella orientalis (Oriental Scale)[4]
Artibeus jamaicensis (Jamaican fruit-eating bat)[5]
Banisia myrsusalis[3]
Banisia myrtaea[3]
Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus (Indian wax scale)[4]
Melursus ursinus (Sloth Bear)[6]
Metanastria hyrtaca[3]
Parlatoria crypta (mango white scale)[4]
Pteropus giganteus (Indian flying fox)[7]
Pteropus niger (greater mascarene flying fox)[8]
Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale)[9]
Rousettus leschenaultii (Leschenault's rousette)[7]
Semnopithecus entellus (Hanuman langur)[10]
Theretra silhetensis[3]
Unaspis acuminata[4]





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3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
5Artibeus jamaicensis, Jorge Ortega and Iván Castro-Arellano, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 662, pp. 1–9 (2001)
6Feeding ecology of sloth bears in a disturbed area in central India, H.S. Bargali, Naim Akhtar,and N.P.S. Chauhan, Ursus 15(2):212-217 (2004)
7Sudhakaran, M.R. & P.S. Doss (2012). Food and foraging preferences of three pteropo- did bats in southern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(1): 2295-2303
8An investigation into the role of the Mauritian flying fox, Pteropus niger, in forest regeneration, Dorte Friis Nyhagen, Stephen David Turnbull, Jens Mogens Olesen, Carl G. Jones, Biological Conservation 122 (2005) 491–497
9Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
10Feeding and Ranging Patterns of Forest Hanuman Langurs (Presbytis entellus), Paul Newton, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 13, No. 3, 1992
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