Fagraea ceilanica Thunb.

 
  • Family : LOGANIACEAE
    (LOGANIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gentianaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Fagraea ceilanica Thunb.
  • Common name : Lau binh, Gia, Perfume Flower Tree, Pua Keni Keni, Trai Tichlan
  • Vernacular name : Kompal, Modakam, Modakakkodi, Marunthankamaram, Omal, Vallerei, Vella rimodakam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous, evergreen, semi-evergreen and shola forests, also in sacred groves
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests
  • Key identification features : A large epiphytic or scandent shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2855, CJS 13358, CJS 14055
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Flora of Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Fagraea ceilanica. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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