Maytenus hookeri Loes.

 
  • Family : CELASTRACEAE
    (Staff-Tree Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MALKANGANI FAMILY (मालकांगनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : CELASTRACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Gymnosporia acuminata Hook.f. ex M.A.Lawson
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Maytenus hookeri Loes.
  • Vernacular name : Pengo (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Eastern Ghats hills
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Yunnan, Bhutan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, 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=Maytenus hookeri. Downloaded on 16 August 2022.

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