Naregamia alata Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (Mahogany Or Neem Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEEM FAMILY (नीम फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : MELIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Goanese ipecacuanha
  • Vernacular name : Tinparni, Amlavalli, Triparnika (Hindi); Nela kanchi, Nela herile (Kannada); Kapur bhendi (Marathi); Nilanaragam, Nilanarai (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Flowers are showy and fragrant
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1129, KFP 1322
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanyakumari district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; 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=Naregamia alata. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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