Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (CITRUS FAMILY OR RUE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rutaceae
  • Species : Aegle marmelos
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa
  • Common name : Bael Tree, Holy Tree
  • Vernacular name : Bael, Sirphal (Hin.); Bilva patra mara (Kan.); Maredu (Tel.); Belo, Baelo (Ori.); Bilva (San.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Considered as a sacred tree and planted in and around places of worship. Root and bark highly medicinal. Fruit pulp edible and used in confectionery.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, China
  • 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; 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=Aegle marmelos. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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