Stereospermum suaveolens (Roxb.) DC.

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BIGNONIACEAE
  • Basionym : Bignonia suaveolens Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Stereospermum chelonoides (L.f.) DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Stereospermum chelonoides (L.f.) DC.
  • Vernacular name : Padari mara (Kannada); Kokkesa, Kalagu, Kuberaakshi, Tella-pala, Patala, Ambuvasini, Kaligotu, Patali (Telugu); Kalagari, Padal, Paroli, Padiri, Poopatiri (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist forests
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Stereospermum suaveolens. Downloaded on 21 January 2022.

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