Polyalthia cerasoides (Roxb.) Bedd.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species : Polyalthia cerasoides
  • Basionym : Uvaria cerasoides Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polyalthia cerasoides (Roxb.) Bedd.
  • Vernacular name : Kudumi (Hin.); Sanna hessate (Kan.); Irumpuli (Tam.); Gutti duduga, Chilaka duduga, Chitti duduga, Guvva, Tella Chilakadudi (Tel.); Potmossu, Champati, Panjon, Burhi chamri (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-91; HJCB-0148
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, K.R.K.Swamy & Arun Singh R.
  • Collection Date : 19/11/14
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-August
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Common in deciduous to semi-evergreen forests up to 1000 m. Wood used for planks, rafters and boat building.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Andhra Pradesh State; Cuttack district, Puri district, Sundargarh district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Sambalpur district, Ganjam district, Jajpur district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Polyalthia cerasoides. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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