Sapindus emarginatus Vahl

 
  • Family : SAPINDACEAE
    (SOAPBERRY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Sapindaceae
  • Species : Sapindus emarginatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sapindus emarginatus Vahl
  • Common name : Soapnut Tree
  • Vernacular name : Ritha, Reetha (Hin.); Poovankottai, Puchaa (Tam.); Kunkudu (Tel.); Rentha, Maktamanji (Ori.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-December
  • Comments : Occasional in plains and in dry evergreen to semi-evergreen patches on hills up to 1000 m. Also on fully exposed dry areas.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Kolar district (Karnataka State); Guntur district, Kurnool district, Prakasham district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- 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=Sapindus emarginatus. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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