Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.

 
  • Family : MORACEAE
    (MULBERRY or FIG FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Moraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
  • Common name : Sack Tree , Upas tree
  • Vernacular name : Junglee Lakucha (Hindi); Jajhugri (Kannada); Aranjili, Aranthal, Chilaperramaram, Karanjili, Maravuri, Nerravil (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests, also in the sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569; Ravikumar, K. & R.V. Sankar 2009. Antiaris toxicaria (Moraceae) – a new distributional record to the Eastern Ghats. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(1): 58-59; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha, 1984; 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=Antiaris toxicaria. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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