Adansonia digitata L.

 
  • Family : BOMBACACEAE
    (BOMBAX FAMILY or KAPOK FAMILY )
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Adansonia digitata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adansonia digitata L.
  • Common name : African Calabash, Baobab Tree, Monkey Bread Tree
  • Vernacular name : Gorakh mili (Hin.); Brahma mulika (Kan.); Enugulouda chettu (Tel.); Chitrala (San.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • Comments : Often planted in gardens and in cultivation fields on plains.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Africa, Madagascar, Tropical Asia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; 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=Adansonia digitata. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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