Gardenia gummifera L.f.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (COFFEE FAMILY OR MADDER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Gardenia gummifera
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gardenia gummifera L.f.
  • Common name : Cumbi-gum Tree, Dekamella-gum Gardenia
  • Vernacular name : Dikamali (Hin.); Bukki gida (Kan.); Kambil, Vellapaavatta, Pannipavattai (Tam.); Manchibiki, Karinguva, Cittamatta, Tella monga, Bikki, Chinna mitta, Chit-mit (Tel.); Gurudu, Bhuronkuli, Khuradu, Bhurudu, Kurlu (Ori.); Naadihingu (San.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : December-August
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional on hills up to 1000 m on degraded slopes in full sun or in thickets. Leaf-buds yeilds a yellow resin which is medicinal.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Kolar district (Karnataka State); Srikakulam district, Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Prakasham district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Kalahandi district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Angul district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Ganjam district, Sambalpur district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Gardenia gummifera. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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