Antidesma menasu (Tul.) Muell. Arg.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Phyllanthaceae
  • Species : Antidesma menasu
  • Basionym : Antidesma pubescens var. menasu Tul.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Antidesma montanum Blume
  • Vernacular name : Paei Eechai (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-31; HJCB-0382
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., Imran Baig, A.N.Sringeswara; Arun Singh R. & K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 08/04/14; 31/10/2015
  • Collection Locality : Yelagiri Hills, Tamil Nadu; Swamimalai Hills, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu
  • Habitat : Dry evergreen forest
  • Key identification features : Characteristic stem galls are present.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Often on hills to 1200 m in sholas and sometimes in borders and along streams.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Sundargarh district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman Islands (India), Myanmar
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. menasu. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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