Reinwardtiodendron anamalaiense (Bedd.) Mabb.

 
  • Family : MELIACEAE
    (Mahogany Or Neem Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEEM FAMILY (नीम फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELIACEAE
  • Basionym : Lansium anamalaiense Bedd.
  • Synonym(s) : Reinwardtiodendron anamallayanum (Bedd.) Saldanha; Aglaia anamallayana (Bedd.) Kosterm.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Santana beeja (Kannada); Cheeralam (Malayalam); Santhanaviri (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in evergreen forests from Sirsi to Kanyakumari; elevation 200-1100 m.
  • Key identification features : Medium-sized tree; flowers white
  • Flower, Fruit : January-November
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13059, CJS 16960
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, TNR; Shevaroy Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Dharmapuri Hills, Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats.
  • 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=Reinwardtiodendron anamalaiense. Downloaded on 20 October 2020.

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