Terminalia coriacea (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.

    (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) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Kallimaruthu (Tamil); Jani, Nalla maddi (Telugu); Saj-konti, Aoone (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : On hills up to 1500m with a rather restricted distribution.
  • Key identification features : Bark deeply cracked. Fruit is softly minutely yellowish brown-velvety as are the leaves
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Kadapa district, Nellore district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Vellore district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Indo-China, Nepal
  • 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; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Terminalia coriacea. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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