Aglaia perviridis Hiern

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (MAHOGANY or NEEM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Meliaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aglaia canarensis Gamble; Aglaia maiae Bourdillon
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aglaia perviridis Hiern
  • Vernacular name : Cheruchokla, Karakil (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Tree with exfoliating bark.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha, S.R.Ramesh & Raja Keshav Murthy
  • Collection Nos : KFP 6875, KFP 6897, CJS 13058, CJS 16772
  • Collection Locality : Kodachadri (Shimoga); Bisle Ghat, lower section (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia, China
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
  • 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 perviridis. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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