Acacia chundra (Rottler) Willd.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Mimosa chundra Rottler
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acacia chundra (Rottler)Willd.
  • Common name : Red Cutch, Cutch tree
  • Vernacular name : Kachu, Kadhira, Kempu jali, Tare (Kannada); Karangaali (Tamil); Sundra (Telugu); Khair (Marathi); Karingali, Kannali (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : In foothills of scrub jungles to 750m.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district, Anantapur district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Adilabad district, Nizamabad district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Bidar district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Acacia chundra. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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