Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin

 
  • Family : ALANGIACEAE
    (ALANGIUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Cornaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin
  • Common name : Sage-leaved Alangium
  • Vernacular name : Angol, Dhela, Akola (Hindi); Ankola mara (Kannada); Alingilai, Alingi (Tamil); Ankolamu, Udugu, Ooduga, Ankolamu, Urgu, Nalla Uduga (Telugu); Aisa, Dhala ankol, Ankula (Oria); Ankolah (Sanskrit); Ankodam, Ankolam, Ankolika, Arinjil, Azhinni, Irinjil, Karankolam, Kimri (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On foothills to 900m, less in plains. Sometimes along forest borders and road cuttings across ghats, also grown in homesteads
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Raichur district, Bengaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mandya district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district, Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • World Distribution : Africa, Sri Lanka, India, China, Vietnam, Thailand
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka.
  • 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=Alangium salviifolium. Downloaded on 20 August 2019.

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