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Polyalthia longifolia

Synonyms: Guatteria longifolia; Unona longifolia; Uvaria altissima; Uvaria longifolia

Wikipedia Abstract

Polyalthia longifolia (False Ashoka) is a lofty evergreen tree, native to India, commonly planted due to its effectiveness in alleviating noise pollution. It exhibits symmetrical pyramidal growth with willowy weeping pendulous branches and long narrow lanceolate leaves with undulate margins.
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Attributes

Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [2]  0.564
Structure [1]  Tree

Predators

Acrocercops astiopa[3]
Altha nivea[3]
Blastobasis spermologa[3]
Fiorinia fioriniae (European fiorinia scale)[4]
Graphium agamemnon (Tailed jay swallowtail)[3]
Graphium doson (Common jay swallowtail)[3]
Graphium eurypylus (Pale green triangle butterfly)[3]
Graphium nomius (Spot Swordtail)[3]
Graphium sarpedon (Green triangle butterfly)[5]
Howardia biclavis (mining scale)[4]
Icerya aegyptiaca[4]
Ischnaspis longirostris (black line scale)[4]
Nenomoshia poetica[3]
Parlatoria proteus (common parlatoria scale)[4]
Phyllocnistis helicodes[3]
Pinnaspis strachani (lesser snow scale)[4]
Polylopha epidesma[3]
Polylopha porpacias[3]
Pteropus giganteus (Indian flying fox)[6]
Rousettus leschenaultii (Leschenault's rousette)[6]
Streblote siva[3]
Thalassodes quadraria[3]

Consumers

Shelter for 
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)[7]

Photos

Citations

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1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
2Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository.
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
5PRESENT STATUS OF SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLIES IN GARBHANGA RESERVE FOREST, ASSAM, INDIA, K.K. Barua, D. Kakati and J. Kalita, ZOOS' PRINT JOURNAL 19(4): 1439-1441 (2004)
6Sudhakaran, 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
7Cynopterus sphinx, Jay F. Storz and Thomas H. Kunz, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 613, pp. 1-8 (1999)
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