Gardenia resinifera Roth

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (COFFEE FAMILY OR MADDER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Gardenia resinifera
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gardenia resinifera Roth
  • Common name : The Brilliant Gardenia
  • Vernacular name : Dekamali, Dikmali (Hin.); Pannipavatta, Kambi maram, Picinpatti, Picinpavattai, Kambilipicin (Tam.); Yerrabikki, Erubikki, Karinga, Chinna karinga, Verri bikki (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39109
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 21/08/10
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Key identification features : A shrub or a small tree with yellow resin. Leaves are simple, obovate, up to 6 cm long and 3 cm broad, nerves are about 10-20 pairs, nervules parallel. Flowers are conspicuous, corolla with a long tube and spreading limbs, corolla is yellow with age. Fruit is an elliptic berry.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Comments : Common in open forests, rocky hills in deciduous forests and extending into foothills of scrub jungles.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district, Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Anantapur district, Prakasham district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mehbubnagar district (telangana State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • 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 ; 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; Ravikumar & Balachandran-2014, Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(8): 6108-6121; 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 resinifera. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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