Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BIGNONIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
  • Common name : Common Sauceage Tree
  • Vernacular name : Yaanaipudukkan, Marachchurai, Sivankundalam (Tamil); Enugu thondamu, Kijili, Nadamalli (Telugu); Sivakundalam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Introduced in India; in gardens and avenues
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Native : Africa
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • 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; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Kigelia africana. Downloaded on 29 November 2020.

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