Maytenus ovata (Wall. ex Wight & Arn.) Loes.

 
  • Family : CELASTRACEAE
    (Staff-Tree Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MALKANGANI FAMILY (मालकांगनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CELASTRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnosporia buchananii Loes.
  • Vernacular name : Elimullu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : On higher hills above 850m in shola borders and in thickets.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : 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.
  • 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 ovata. Downloaded on 27 September 2020.

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