Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Phyllanthaceae
  • Species : Antidesma bunius
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.
  • Vernacular name : Nayi kode (Kan.); Anepu (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 2212; RRLB 4316
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 21/04/1976; 04/05/1981
  • Collection Locality : Mahendra giri hills, Ganjam dist.; Dudruchampa, Similipal, Mayurbhanj district, Odisha state
  • Key identification features : Small tree. Young banches pubescent. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, oblanceolate, smooth, shining with acuminate apex. Male flowers yellowish, sessile, calyx cupular, shortly lobed. Fruit reddish, very juicy with an acidic taste.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Comments : Occasional in hill forests of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Nicobar Islands (India), Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, South-East Asia, South China, Malesia, New Guinea, Queensland
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Antidesma bunius. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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