Anogeissus acuminata (Roxb. ex DC.) Guill. & Perr.

 
  • Family : COMBRETACEAE
    (Combretum Or Indian Almond Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARJUN FAMILY (अर्जुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : COMBRETACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anogeissus acuminata (Roxb. ex DC.) Wall. ex Guillem. & Perr.
  • Vernacular name : Nunnera, Namai, Numma (Tamil); Pasichettu, Pachimanu, Pedda maanu, Bhuchakram (Telugu); Passi, Phansi (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : A deciduous tree with rough dark grey bark and drooping branches. Leaves gland-dotted.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh, Navendu Page & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 25/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0559
  • Collection Locality : Chandaka to Bhubaneswar, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Krishna district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Odisha : Khurda district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Anogeissus acuminata. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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