Azima tetracantha Lam.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Salvadoraceae
  • Species : Azima tetracantha
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Azima tetracantha Lam.
  • Vernacular name : Kanta gur kamai (Hin.); Yessagale, Biliuppina gida, Goni gida (Kan.); Mulsangu (Tam.); Tella Uppili, Mursangu, Mundra Kampa, Puttu podha, Uppara podha (Tel.); Kundali (San.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-50
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy, Rajasri Ray
  • Collection Date : 12/09/14
  • Collection Locality : Pungalam R.F., Javadhu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Scrub forest
  • Key identification features : Armed shrub. Spines 4.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Native : India
  • Comments : In plains tp 500 m, common in wastelands and a ready colonizer.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Kolar district (Karnataka State); Gingee Hills (Villupuram district), Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, Simhachalam Hills (Visakhapatnam district), East Godavari district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Balasore district, Puri district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Arabia, Africa, Madagascar, Phillipines
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. tetracantha. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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