Caesalpinia coriaria (Jacq.) Willd.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Poinciana coriaria Jacq.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caesalpinia coriaria (Jacq.) Willd.
  • Common name : Divi divi, American Sumach
  • Vernacular name : Seeme alde mara (Kannada); Konapuli, Inkimaram, Dividivi, Tividur (Tamil); Divi-divi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Introduced. Pods used as a tanning material
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • Native : West Indies
  • World Distribution : Tropical America and introduced into tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Caesalpinia coriaria. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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