Hardwickia binata Roxb.

    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hardwickia binata Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Kammara (Kannada); Aaccha (Tamil); Yepi, Narepi (Telugu); Anjan (Marathi)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in foothills to 750m of deciduous forests. Extensively planted for timber and poles.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district, Dharwad district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Namakkal district, Coimbatore district, Tiruchirapalli district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, The Nilgiri district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais 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; N.P.Singh, 1988 Flora of Eastern Karnataka Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Naidu, M.T. & O.A. Kumar 2015. Tree species diversity in the Eastern Ghats of Northern Andhra Pradesh, India. JoTT 7 (8): 7443-7459.; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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=Hardwickia binata. Downloaded on 5 July 2020.

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