Anogeissus latifolia (DC.) Wall. ex Guill. & Perr.

 
  • Family : COMBRETACEAE
    (COMBRETUM or INDIAN ALMOND FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Combretaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anogeissus latifolia (Roxb. ex DC.) Wall. ex Guillem. & Perr.
  • Common name : Crane Tree, Axle-wood Tree, Button tree, Indian Gum Tree, Indian sumac
  • Vernacular name : Bakla , Dhaura (Hindi); Dindiga mara (Kannada); Namai, Namamaram, Vekkaali, Vellainaagai, Vellainamai (Tamil); Tirman, Chiru manu, Velama (Telugu); Dohu, Dhonda, Dhau (Oria); Madhuratvacha, Vakavruksha, Dhawala (Sanskrit); Dhavda (Marathi); Kalkanjiram, Korattykanjiram, Malakanjiram, Mazhukanjiram, Njama, Vekkali, Vellanava (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : One of the dominant trees of dry deciduous forests up to 1100m
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Raja K.Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 27/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-149
  • Collection Locality : Sadasivakona Forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere; 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=Anogeissus latifolia. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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