Erythrina suberosa Roxb.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Erythrina sublobata Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Erythrina suberosa Roxb.
  • Common name : Corky Coral Tree
  • Vernacular name : Pangra, Dauldhak, Madar, Nasut, Mandar (Hindi); Mulmurgai (Tamil); Mulu modugu, Barjapu, Barijama, Mulla modugu (Telugu); Paldua, Chaldua, Balthia (Oria); Pangiri (Marathi); Mullumurukku (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on moist hill slopes.
  • Key identification features : Moderate sized deciduous tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chitradurga district, Davanagare district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere
  • 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=Erythrina suberosa. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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