Wrightia arborea (Dennst.) Mabb.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Wrightia arborea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wrightia arborea (Dennst.) Mabb.
  • Vernacular name : Dudhi, Dharauli, Dhaira, Daira (Hin.); Kaadu kanagilu, Benki gida (Kan.); Karuppaalai (Tam.); Tella pala, Tedlapala, Paala adavi venkudu, Paala bariki, Nugu pala, Pedda paala, Kailamukri (Tel.); Phadkurwan, Bot-kurhein, Duku keruen, Sanchi kurchi, Phao Kurni, Dhubo kure, Pal kurwan, Harido (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-328
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy, Arun Singh R. & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : April-February
  • Comments : Occasional in deciduous to semi-evergreen forests up to 1400 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Melpatti R.F, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Koraput district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Berbera Forest (Khurda district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, South China, Malay Peninsula
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais 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; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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=Wrightia arborea. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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