Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Salicaceae
  • Species : Flacourtia jangomas
  • Synonym : Flacourtia cataphracta Roxb. ex Willd.
  • Basionym : Stigmarota jangomas Lour.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch.
  • Vernacular name : Painialah, Paniaonla (Hin.); Shamper (Kan.); Kuragari, Tilisa patram, Pulivelaga, Talis patram (Tel.); Baincho, Baincha (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : Small evergreen tree bearing compound thorns at base up to middle age. Bark smooth, dark brown. Leaves large, thin and crenate.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Comments : Rare in moist hills of northern Eastern Ghats up to 1000 m. The fruits are edible.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Angul district, Nayagarh district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : East Africa, India, South-East Asia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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=Flacourtia jangomas. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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