Harpullia arborea (Blanco) Radlk.

  • Family : SAPINDACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Sapindaceae
  • Species : Harpullia arborea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Harpullia arborea (Blanco) Radlk.
  • Vernacular name : Bidyale (Kan.); Nei Kottei (Tam.); Phutika, Patuli (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : A medium-sized evergreen tree. Leaves are compound, usually even, pinnate. Leaflets are oblong-lanceolate or elliptic, upt o 16.5 cm long 6.5cm wide, chartaceous, smooth, acute to acumunate with unequal base. Lateral veins are up to 13 pairs. Panicles are pubescent and shorter than leaves. Flowers are yellow with stamens inserted within the disk. Ovary is hairy and the capsular fruit is orange-red.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Native : Indo-Malaysia
  • Comments : Rare along streams in northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Saptasajya Forest (Dhenkanal district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman & Nicobar Islands (India), Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Java, Borneo
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
  • 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=Harpullia arborea. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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