Cassine glauca (Rottb.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : CELASTRACEAE
    (Staff-Tree Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MALKANGANI FAMILY (मालकांगनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CELASTRACEAE
  • Basionym : Mangifera glauca Rottb.
  • Synonym(s) : Elaeodendron glaucum (Rottb.) Pers.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cassine glauca (Rottb.) Kuntze
  • Common name : Ceylon Teak
  • Vernacular name : Jamarassi (Hindi); Mookrike (Kannada); Kannimaram, Karuvali (Tamil); Nirija (Telugu); Chauli, Mokha, Pisitondora (Oria); Bhutikes, Alan, Bhutkas, Buscut, Butiya kalas, Jamarasi kirmira, Kangune, Pigavi, Tamruj (Marathi)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on the foothills of moist deciduous and semi-evergeen forests up to 1200m. A good avenue tree for plains.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, West Godavari district, Guntur district, Vishakapatnam district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Puri district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Indo-china, Thailand, Indonesia, Malay peninsula, Philippines
  • 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. 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=Cassine glauca. Downloaded on 27 September 2020.

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