Aglaia bourdillonii Gamble

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (MAHOGANY or NEEM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Meliaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aglaia elaeagnoidea var. Bourdillonii (Gamble) N.C.Nair
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aglaia bourdillonii Gamble
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Key identification features : Rare tree up to 15 m tall; berries obovoid, ferrugineous scaly
  • Flower, Fruit : December-July
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanyakumari district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Aglaia bourdillonii. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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