Aglaia elaeagnoidea (A.Juss.) Benth.

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (MAHOGANY FAMILY OR NEEM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Meliaceae
  • Species : Aglaia elaeagnoidea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aglaia elaeagnoidea (A.Juss.) Benth.
  • Common name : Chakoola Tree
  • Vernacular name : Priyangu (Hin.); Thottulu (Kan.); Erra aduga (Tel.); Gandhaphala (San.)
  • Key identification features : A medium-sized evergreen tree of 15 m tall, Leaves are unipinnate. Leaflets are entire with prominent veins beneath. Flowers are inconspicuous in branched inflorescence that is covered with rufous scales. Stamens united into a tube, included or slightly exerted. Fruit is a sub-globose and ferruginous berry.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Rare in the hills of semi-evergreen forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Barunei Hills (Khurda district), Kalahandi district (Odisha State)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
  • 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=Aglaia elaeagnoidea. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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