Alphonsea sclerocarpa Thw.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species : Alphonsea sclerocarpa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alphonsea sclerocarpa Thwaites
  • Vernacular name : Pulusu mamidi, Putusu mamidi (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-09; HJCB-E-17
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., Karuppusamy & Tilakar M; Arun Singh R., Karuppusamy & Tilakar M
  • Collection Date : 16/06/2014; 17/06/2014
  • Collection Locality : Azhagar Hills, Madurai district, Tamil Nadu State; Sirumalai Hills, Dindigal district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Dry evergreen forest
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Comments : Occasional on hills above 1100 m in sholas, dry evergreen and moist deciduous forests of Eastern Ghats. Wood is used for poles and posts.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Azhagar Hills (Madurai district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Melagiri Hills (Dharmapuri district) (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, Talakona Hills (Chittoor district), Udayagiri Hills (Nellore district), Seshachalam Hills (Kadapa district), Visakhapatnam district, Vijayanagaram district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI.; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; Naidu, M.T. & O.A. Kumar (2015). Tree species diversity in the Eastern Ghats of northern Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(8): 7443-7459
  • 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=Alphonsea sclerocarpa. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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