Adenanthera pavonina L.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adenanthera pavonina L.
  • Common name : Coral seed Tree, Barricari seed Tree, Circassian seed Tree, Red-wood Tree, Coral wood Tree, Red bead tree
  • Vernacular name : Baragumchi (Hindi); Manjuti, Chenna kai, Manjatti kai (Kannada); Aanaikkundumani (Tamil); Gurivenda, Bandi gurivenda (Telugu); Manda kaincha (Oria); Tamrakah (Sanskrit); Manchadi, Maniadi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Often planted. Rare in wild
  • Flower, Fruit : January-September
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Ramanathapuram district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Malaysia, planted elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; 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; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; 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=Adenanthera pavonina. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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