Protium serratum (Wall. ex Colebr.) Engl.

 
  • Family : BURSERACEAE
    (BURSERA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Burseraceae
  • Basionym : Bursera serrata Wall. ex Colebr.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Protium serratum (Wall. ex Colebr.) Engl.
  • Common name : Indian Red Pear
  • Vernacular name : Chitreka, Bhusi (Telugu); Kekar, Dongaliya kekar, Sorupotrimoi, Rimuli, Gagur, Nimburu, Nimbura moi, Raj moi, Andiri, Hendura, Limbru (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Large evergreen tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
    • Chattisgarh : Raipur District
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Verma, D.M., et al 1985. Flora of Raipur, Durg and Rajnandagaon. Fl. of Ind. Ser. 3.
  • 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=Protium serratum. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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