Gmelina arborea Roxb.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA OR VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species : Gmelina arborea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gmelina arborea Roxb.
  • Common name : White Teak, Coomb Teak
  • Vernacular name : Gambhari, Gamari (Hin.); Shivani (Kan.); Kumalaa maram (Tam.); Adavi Gummidi, Pasini, Gummer Teku (Tel.); Bhodropornni, Kumar, Gambhari, Sewan (Ori.); Gambhari, Kasmari (San.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Comments : Occasional in hill ranges of deciduous forests above 400 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Kolar district (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Srikakulam district, Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mehbubnagar district (Telangana State); Ganjam district, Gajapati district, Sambalpur district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines; Introduced in tropical Africa and Neotropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Gmelina arborea. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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