Trewia nudiflora L.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mallotus nudiflorus (L.) Kulju & Welzen
  • Common name : Gamari, Gutel, Fals white teak
  • Vernacular name : Gumhar, Bhillaura, Pindara, Tumri (Hindi); Kat-kumbla (Kannada); Aattharasu (Tamil); Panigambhari, Pitta khai, Tobu, Mundu (Oria); Eerupunanu (Telugu); Ammanaka, Malamkumbil, Naikumbil, Pambarakumbil, Thavalamaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Along riverbanks in evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional along rivers in northern Eastern Ghats. On hills of dry-evergreen to moist deciduous patches, also along river banks.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district, Thanjavur district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, South China, Indo-China, Himalayas, Malesia, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). 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=Trewia nudiflora. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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