Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.

  • Family : MORACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Moraceae
  • Species : Antiaris toxicaria
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
  • Common name : Sack Tree
  • Vernacular name : Junglee Lakucha (Hin.); Jajhugri (Kan.)
  • Endemism : South India
  • Key identification features : Large deciduous, monoecious trees with buttressed trunk. Bark is lenticellate. Leaf is elliptic-oblong, acuminate, rounded-cordate, truncate, scabrid and shining above. Male receptacle is orbicular, reflexed. Peduncles are velvety, perianth spathulate, hairy without. Stamens are 4, filaments are very short. Anthers are introse. Female receptacle enclosing, single flower, with 2 bifid, elongated stigmatic lobes.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Kadapa district, Chittoor district
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569; Ravikumar, K. & R.V. Sankar 2009. Antiaris toxicaria (Moraceae), a new distributional record to the Eastern Ghats. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(1): 58-59.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. toxicaria. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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