Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thwaites

  • Family : ANNONACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species : Polyalthia suberosa
  • Basionym : Uvaria suberosa Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thwaites
  • Vernacular name : Cham-khinni (Hin.); Chilakaduduga (Tel.); Karadia, Burhi chamri, Lohania mossu (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-316
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Singh R. & K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Key identification features : Small evergreen trees. Bark corky, thick.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Native : Indian sub-continent
  • Comments : Occasional along streams in mixed deciduous and semi-evergreen forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chamarajnagar district (Karnataka State); Tanjavur district, Tiruchirapalli district (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Vijayanagaram district, Maredumilli Hills (East Godavari district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Berbera Forest (Khurda district), Cuttack district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Parlakhemundi Hills (Gajapati district), Angul district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Siam, Hainan, Indo-China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats 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; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; Neginhal, S.G., Forest Trees of the Western Ghats includes Eastern Ghats and Deccan Plateau. 2011.
  • 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 suberosa. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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