Cipadessa baccifera (Roth) Miq.

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (Mahogany Or Neem Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEEM FAMILY (नीम फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELIACEAE
  • Basionym : Melia baccifera Roth
  • Synonym(s) : Cipadessa fruticosa Blume; Mallea rothii A.Juss.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cipadessa baccifera (Roth) Miq.
  • Vernacular name : Nalbila (Hindi); Sidigolli (Kannada); Pulippanchedi, Savattuchedi (Tamil); Randabalapa, Chedubira, Chendabera, Phaladonda (Telugu); Nalbali, Pittamari, Jia, Ranabili (Oria); Gudmei (Marathi); Kaipanarangi, Potti, Pulippanchedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Scrub, deciduous, moist deciduous, semi-Evergreen forests, also in the sacred groves
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 750m.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 24/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0494
  • Collection Locality : Chandaka WLS, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Sindhudurg district, Konkan
    • Odisha : All districts of Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Almost all districts
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Java, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand to Vietnam, Mayasia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Cipadessa baccifera. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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